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A professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, Gregory Tsongalis has published a paper detailing his lab's work on SARS-CoV-2 testing and the challenges faced.

MicroGen Dx's Texas-based lab is the only commercial laboratory in the US offering sputum testing for SARS-CoV-2.

The firm believes that its molecular assay for the laboratory will help ease some of the supply chain issues hampering test rollout during the pandemic.

The company has said it expects to be able to perform roughly 10,000 tests a day by the end of this week and roughly 20,000 tests per day by the end of March.

The EUA is the fifth in less than a week from the FDA for assays to detect SARS-CoV-2 as testing capacity in the US continues to ramp up.

New analyses indicate female researchers are publishing less during the coronavirus pandemic than male researchers, according to Nature News.

A study suggests people with the ApoE e4 genotype may be more likely to have severe COVID-19 than those with other genotypes, the Guardian says.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies are searching for a genetic reason for why some people, but not others, become gravely ill with COVID-19, the Detroit Free Press reports.

In PNAS this week: forward genetics-base analysis of retinal development, interactions of T cell receptors with neoantigens in colorectal cancer, and more.