SBIR grant Armonica Technologies Wins $349K SBIR Grant From NHGRI he funding will help support product development of a nanopore sequencing-based method of direct DNA analysis, including epigenetic modifications. GeneCapture Awarded $250K SBIR Grant to Test Rapid Wound Pathogen Platform GeneCapture's platform would allow medical providers of all skill levels to quickly treat bacterial infections with the appropriate antibiotics in remote environments 'Serverless' Cloud Technology Dramatically Accelerates RNA-Seq Alignment Time Premium By chopping RNA-seq reads into smaller bits, UW-Tacoma data scientists are able to cut the alignment step to one minute, but the approach has skeptics. ICBiome Bets on Whole-Genome Sequencing Analysis to Control MRSA, COVID-19 Outbreaks Premium Working with Amazon and Illumina software tools, startup ICBiome has built a platform to help hospitals spot clusters of pathogens early. Startup Coral Genomics Wins $2M SBIR Grant From NIH The funding will help the San Francisco-based firm apply low-depth NGS as it builds diagnostic tests to aid therapy selection in more diverse populations. Sep 30, 2020 Circulomics Wins $2M in NIH Grants to Develop DNA Library Prep Products for Long-Read Sequencing Sep 29, 2020 NIH Awards Two SBIR Grants Totaling $3.9M to Phase Genomics Sep 28, 2020 Ceres Nanosciences Nabs $243K SBIR Grant to Adapt RNA Capture Tech for Portable Sequencing Aug 24, 2020 Kromatid Wins NHGRI Grant to Develop Single-Cell Structural Genomics Tech for Disease Research Jun 9, 2020 IsoPlexis Receives $2M SBIR Grant for Alzheimer's Research Jan 7, 2020 Phase Genomics Wins $1.5M for Proximity Ligation-Based AMR Tracking Oct 24, 2019 Calviri to Develop Checkpoint Inhibitor Response Prediction Test Under $300K NCI Grant Oct 23, 2019 IsoPlexis Wins $2M SBIR Grant From NCI Oct 23, 2019 Envisagenics Awarded $300K NCI Grant to Refine Drug Discovery Tech Oct 10, 2019 Mission Bio Lands $2M NCI SBIR Grant to Advance Minimal Residual Disease Detection Oct 10, 2019 FYR Diagnostics Wins $618K NIH Grant to Develop Acquired Epilepsy Assay Oct 9, 2019 Fauna Bio Awarded $229K NIH Grant for Animal Genomics-Based Drug Discovery Platform Sep 16, 2019 Aethlon Medical Lands $1.9M SBIR Grant for Exosome Isolation Device Sep 16, 2019 Alzheimer's Disease Test Firm DiamiR Awarded Additional $345K From NIA Jun 21, 2019 IsoPlexis Wins $4M SBIR Grant From NCI May 21, 2019 Sage Science Wins $1.8M NIH Grant for CRISPR/Cas9 DNA Prep for Long-Read Sequencing Apr 26, 2019 Gencove Wins $330K NIH Grant for Polygenic Risk Score Evaluation Tech Apr 23, 2019 Cell Microsystems Awarded $1.6M NIH Grant for Single Cell Analysis Feb 5, 2019 Akonni Wins $3M NIH Contract to Develop TB Sample Prep Device Jan 17, 2019 BioFluidica Applying Liquid Biopsy to Detect Leukemia While Reducing Biopsies Premium 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.