education Medics.Academy, Guy's and St Thomas' Partner on Genomics Education for Healthcare Workers The organizations have partnered to launch Nucleus, an online program to provide genomics education to healthcare workers. Biomedicine, Genomics Priorities at New UVA School of Data Science Premium Funded by a $120M grant, the planned interdisciplinary School of Data Science will dedicate perhaps a quarter of its resources to bioinformatics-related activities. Bioinformatics Training Network Tries to Evolve as Genomics Advances Premium The group, called GOBLET, has turned its focus to more advanced courses, harmonizing curricula, and reaching out to high schoolers. PlayDNA Works on Bringing DNA Sequencing, 'Big Data' Analysis to Secondary Schools Premium The New York Genome Center spinout has been conducting a pilot project involving Oxford Nanopore's MinIon with a Manhattan middle school. Penn State, Geisinger Team on New Biomedical Big Data Program Penn State University has established a new program to train graduate students to apply data science to biomedical sciences, including genomics. Oct 5, 2016 Q&A: Carnegie Mellon's Robert Murphy Discusses Goals, Benefits of New Computational Biology Degree Premium Feb 4, 2016 Q&A: Mike Snyder on Data-Driven Personalized Medicine for All, Stanford's iPOP Study Premium Jan 20, 2016 Oxford Nanopore, Customers See Potential for MinIon Sequencer in Education, Citizen Science Premium Jan 14, 2016 Rebranding Reflects iPlant Platform's Growing Popularity in the Life Sciences, Other Domains Premium Dec 10, 2015 Columbia University Team Uses MinIon to Bring DNA Sequencing to Classroom Premium Oct 1, 2015 UCSF-led Team Shares Details of Nanopore-Based Viral Detection Assay, Analysis System Premium Sep 23, 2015 Jackson Lab Awarded $1.6M to Expand Genomics Courses Sep 3, 2015 LabCorp Joins Perinatal Quality Foundation's Education Initiative for NIPT Aug 28, 2015 UC San Diego Teams up With Illumina to Launch Bioinformatics Specialization on Coursera Premium Jul 14, 2015 At BOSC, Community Discusses Ways to Boost Diversity, Participation in Bioinformatics May 28, 2015 Q&A: Atul Butte on New Roles at UCSF's Computational and Clinical Informatics Centers Premium Sep 23, 2014 Jackson Lab, Beth Israel to Team on Clinical Genomics Sep 16, 2014 University at Buffalo Lands $1.2M to Launch Genomics Training for Regional High Schools Sep 3, 2014 Stanford Launches Professional Development Certificate in Genetics, Genomics Nov 7, 2013 Clemson Uses $4M in Private, State Funds for Human Genetics Chair Sep 17, 2013 23andMe Teams with Udacity on Genetics Education Jul 31, 2013 GenomeWeb Feature: Many Options, Formal and Informal, for Those Seeking Bioinformatics Education Mar 19, 2013 Juniata Wins NSF Funds for University Genome Sequencing Workshops Dec 5, 2012 Roche Diagnostics, PEPFAR Tackle HIV/AIDS in Africa Oct 29, 2012 NHGRI to Fund Genomics Courses for Biomedical Community Load More Breaking News In Ongoing False Advertising Suit, Judge Allows Natera Counterclaims Against Guardant Health Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution The Scan Transplant Tests Edited Pig Kidneys The Associated Press reports a University of Alabama-Birmingham team transplanted genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human patient. UK Changes Some Gene-Edited Crop Rules A new law may enable gene-edited crops to be sold in the UK within about five years, New Scientist says. Pill Works Against Omicron in Lab Pfizer's antiviral pill to treat SARS-CoV-2 appears to work against the Omicron variant, the Wall Street Journal reports. Nature Papers Find Genetic Risk Factor for Smell, Taste Loss in COVID-19; Analyze TB Granulomas In Nature this week: genome-wide association study find locus linked to the risk COVID-19 patients losing their sense of taste or smell, and more.