Ceres Nanosciences Ginkgo Bioworks, Ceres Nanosciences Partner on Pathogen Monitoring The partners have already set up labs in the Middle East and Africa and plan to build wastewater testing capacity in countries where Ginkgo has pathogen monitoring programs. Ceres Nanosciences Wins $1.4M in NIH RADx Funding for Additional Wastewater Epidemiology Centers Ceres will identify and establish five new centers of excellence to join an existing network of 16 sites that was established with prior RADx funding. New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Nonacus, ZeptoMetrix, Ceres Nanosciences, More New products and services posted to GenomeWeb for the week of Oct. 10, 2022. In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, DNAnexus, Precipio, Delfi Diagnostics, Streck, More News items for the week of Sept. 12, 2022. NIH Awards Ceres Nanosciences $8.2M for Wastewater-Based COVID-19 Surveillance The Manassas, Virginia-based firm will collaborate with researchers at Emory University to develop a system for the Atlanta metro area. Dec 7, 2020 Ceres Nanosciences Hydrogel Technology Shows Promise for Capturing Circulating Tumor DNA Premium Sep 28, 2020 Ceres Nanosciences Nabs $243K SBIR Grant to Adapt RNA Capture Tech for Portable Sequencing Sep 2, 2020 NIH Awards $129M to Nine Dx Firms for Rapid COVID-19 Diagnostics Breaking News SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concerns Evolved to Modify Host Immune Response, Multiomics Study Shows People in the News at GA4GH, Mercy BioAnalytics, Deepcell, One Biosciences New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Clinical Microbiomics, Integra Biosciences, DNAstack, Bruker Angolan Namib Desert Population Analysis Uncovers New Ancestry Group With Deep Divergence Cedars-Sinai Sets Up $25M Single Cell Precision Medicine Center The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.