Color Genomics Pathogenic Germline Structural Variants May Be Missed by Some Testing Approaches Researchers at Color Health reported that intronic data is needed to uncover pathogenic structural variants linked to hereditary cancers or cardiovascular disorders. Color Health, Yale Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Sample Collection Kits The kits are designed for the self-collection of anterior nasal swab or saliva specimens by adults for use with SARS-CoV-2 tests. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Color Health Partner for COVID-19 School Testing With support from Color and through a network of testing laboratories, Thermo Fisher will offer integrated COVID-19 testing to school districts nationwide. FDA Grants EUAs for Direct-to-Consumer Versions of Color Coronavirus Test, Sample Collection Kit A prescription-only version of the test was first authorized last year for the detection of three SARS-CoV-2 genes in a range of samples. People in the News: New Appointments at Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, Color, More Jan 4, 2021 Color Raises $167M in Series D Financing Round Nov 4, 2020 FDA Reissues Color Coronavirus Test EUA for Sample Collection Changes Sep 3, 2020 FDA Issues EUAs for Detectachem, Optolane Technologies Coronavirus Tests, Color Collection Kit Aug 20, 2020 Polygenic Variation Affects Disease Risk From Monogenic Variants, Study Finds Aug 13, 2020 Many Initiatives Turning to RT-LAMP as Alternative to PCR for Rapid COVID-19 Screening Assays Premium Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium Jul 29, 2020 Saliva Samples Slow to Catch On for Large-Scale Coronavirus Testing Premium Jun 18, 2020 After DNA-10K, NorthShore Looks to Expand Genomics Integration Into Primary Care Premium Jun 4, 2020 Studies Show Potential of Video, Online Education to Expand Cancer Risk Genetic Test Access Premium May 20, 2020 Color Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Test Using Isothermal Amplification Mar 31, 2020 Color Gears Up to Enter COVID-19 Testing Space Mar 24, 2020 Germline Genetic Testing, Counseling Move Remote as Pandemic Limits In-Person Care Capacity Mar 9, 2020 NorthShore Moving Toward Greater Integration of Genomics Into Primary Care Premium Jan 15, 2020 Color Raises $75M to Scale Infrastructure Jan 10, 2020 Color Partners With Sanford Health on Clinical Genomics Dec 5, 2019 Polygenic Modifiers of Pathogenic Genes May Refine Disease Risk Prediction Premium Dec 3, 2019 Color, Teamsters Partner to Provide Genomics Services to Union Members, Families Nov 20, 2019 As Genetic Testing Access Grows, Travel Time Remains Barrier to In-Person Counseling Nov 15, 2019 Employee Benefits Programs Share Early Experiences Implementing Genetic Testing Premium Oct 18, 2019 Color, Ochsner Health System Collaborating on Population Health Pilot Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.