Business, Policy & Funding Breaking news on Genetics & Genomics business, policy & funding. Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership The complaint focuses on a recent patent filed by Chunxiao Song, the consultant, alleging that it falls within the terms of his contract with Bluestar. New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More News items for the week of June 7, 2021. People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More Lucid Diagnostics Obtains CE Mark for Esophageal Cancer Molecular Test Lucid said that key opinion leaders for esophageal disease in Europe are participating in pivotal clinical trials for the test and its collection device. Jun 10, 2021 Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations Jun 10, 2021 C2i Genomics, NovogeneAIT Genomics Partner to Launch Cancer Detection Platform in Southeast Asia Jun 10, 2021 Illumina, Qiagen, Columbia University Near Settlement in Patent Infringement Case Jun 10, 2021 LetsGetChecked Closes $150M Funding Round Jun 10, 2021 Veranome Biosystems, Portal Bioscience Form Spatial Omics Alliance Jun 9, 2021 Enzo Biochem Q3 Revenues Nearly Double on Clinical Lab Testing Demand Jun 9, 2021 Biocept, Cleared4 Partner to Provide COVID-19 Testing, Management Service Jun 9, 2021 Castle Biosciences Receives NYS DOH Approval for Skin Cancer Diagnostic Jun 8, 2021 Deepcell, UCLA Partner to Study AI Cell Biology Platform Jun 8, 2021 Amazon, Diabetomics Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests Jun 8, 2021 CareDx Acquires App Developer Transplant Hero Jun 8, 2021 NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations Jun 7, 2021 Thermo Fisher Signs Comarketing, Research Agreements for Mass Spec Applications Jun 7, 2021 University of Sydney Wins A$1.4M Grant, Teams With Allelica on Cardiac Polygenic Risk Scores Jun 7, 2021 Find Genomics' Cell Line Tracking Tool Aims to Improve Research Reproducibility Premium Jun 7, 2021 Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Progenity, Amazon, Abbott, and More Jun 7, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to GenOway Jun 4, 2021 Grail Launches Galleri Cancer Early Detection Test, Backed by First PATHFINDER Interventional Data Premium Jun 4, 2021 People in the News: New Appointments at Verily, 23andMe, Resolve Biosciences, More Jun 4, 2021 In Brief This Week: CareDx, FDA, Oncocyte, and More 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.