Ambry Konica Minolta Precision Medicine, Amazon Web Services Partner for Diagnostic Data Platform Under the five-year agreement, Amazon has made an undisclosed investment in KMPM and is supporting the firm's Lattice integrated diagnostic data platform. BRCA2 Variants of Unknown Significance Reclassified Through Functional Data Additions Researchers reclassified 86 percent of variants initially determined to be VUS, potentially changing surveillance or treatment approaches for patients. Ambry Genetics Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Test The test uses primers and probes from Thermo Fisher Scientific's authorized TaqPath COVID-19 Combo Kit with a modified results interpretation algorithm. Nonprofit Friends of Cancer Research Launches Public-Private HRD Harmonization Project The consortium aims to harmonize the use of homologous recombination deficiency as a biomarker to guide certain treatment types in cancer patients. Scipher Medicine Taps Ambry Genetics to Scale Up TNF Inhibitor Response Test Ambry will provide RNA sequencing for Scipher's PrismRA blood test to predict response to TNF inhibitor therapies in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Breaking News Atonarp Raises $50M in Series D Round Genomtec Gets CE-IVD Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test Oncocyte Posts $1.1M in Q1 Revenues, Beating Wall Street Expectations Namocell, SingLab Technologies Ink Distribution Agreement for Singapore Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Uncovers Influence of Genetic Variation on Hundreds of Phenotypes Bipolar Disorder GWAS Meta-Analysis Points to Potential Treatment Targets The Scan Gap in COVAX Doses BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports. Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results. Influence of Luck The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases. PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.