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 Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.