Latin America Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event The commensal stomach bacterium evolved and moved with people, and a new analysis of it provides more details into the peopling of Siberia and the Americas. Euformatics Expands Latin American Presence With A&C Group Distribution Deal The deal with A&C Group gives Euformatics a foothold in Bolivia, Peru, and Paraguay, building on an earlier partnership in Brazil. Tuberculosis Study Leads to Potential Immune Markers for Active Disease By tracking immune responses to mycobacteria or related antigens, investigators identified characteristic immune features linked to active Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Genomic, Epidemiological Analysis Traces SARS-CoV-2 P.1 Lineage Emergence in Brazil A group led by University of São Paulo researchers timed the lineage's emergence to mid-November and examined its transmissibility and immune evasion. Euformatics Partners With Síntese Biotecnologia to Enter Latin American Market The distribution agreement covers Euformatics' OmnomicsNGS variant interpretation and OmnomicsQ quality control software products. Feb 19, 2021 Genetic Study of Skin Pigmentation in African Americans Uncovers Links to Vitamin D Deficiency Feb 11, 2021 Neanderthal Gene Variant Alters Neurodevelopment in Human Brain Organoids Feb 5, 2021 GWAS of Latin Americans Suggests Lip Shape Influenced by Locus of Denisovan Origin Feb 3, 2021 Epimune Inks Latin American Distribution Deal for Lymphocyte Quantification Test Jan 22, 2021 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Guardant Health, Twist Bioscience, and More Dec 23, 2020 Ancient DNA Analysis Sheds New Light on Origin of Caribbean Populations Nov 4, 2020 Biocartis to Invest in IVD Partnerships Following Termination of Genomic Health Deal Premium Nov 3, 2020 Biocartis Collaborating With GeneproDx, Endpoint Health on Tests for Idylla Platform Oct 14, 2020 PerkinElmer to Provide Testing for BioMarin Program in Mexico Oct 1, 2020 Genomic Study of Argentinian Cholera Outbreak Finds Differences Between Endemic, Epidemic Bacteria Aug 12, 2020 Traveler's Diarrhea Among Soldiers Linked to Gut Microbiome Changes Jul 28, 2020 Startup CRISPR Firm Caspr Biotech Developing COVID Dx Using New Extremophile Bacteria Nuclease Premium Jul 24, 2020 In Brief This Week: FDA, Caris Life Sciences, SeqBiome, and More Jul 17, 2020 In Brief This Week: PerkinElmer, Thermo Fisher Scientific, BioReference Laboratories, and More Jul 17, 2020 Cepheid Debuts 10-Color Molecular Detection Technology With New Tuberculosis Test Premium Jul 10, 2020 Todos Medical Inks Expanded Deal for 3D Medicines PCR Test Kits in US Jul 8, 2020 Native Americans, Polynesians in Contact 800 Years Ago, Genomic Study Indicates Jul 2, 2020 In Brief This Week: Genomics England, Centogene, Cergentis, and More May 13, 2020 Gene Variant Associated With Reduced Height Among Peruvians May 11, 2020 Biocollections Worldwide, Gnomegen Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.