Gilead Sciences Gilead Sciences, Second Genome Partner for Microbiome-Based IBD Biomarker, Drug Discovery Second Genome will use its Microbiome Analytics platform to identify novel biomarkers linked to clinical responses to Gilead's investigational medicines. HiFiBio Bets on Single-Cell Methods to Boost Drug Discovery Premium The international firm is one of several pharmaceutical companies emphasizing new single-cell technologies to improve existing drugs and find new ones. Biocartis, Kite Sign Development Agreement for Immunotherapy Assays The agreement is part of Biocartis' long term plans to expand its presence in the oncology field by building a menu of tests for immunotherapies. Precision Medicine Master Trial Aims to Tailor Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Premium The lead investigators said that Foundation Medicine's NGS test will enable the beginning of targeted treatment within seven days of diagnosis. Yale, Gilead Extend Cancer Collaboration NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Yale School of Medicine today said that it and Gilead Sciences have extended a research collaboration to identify the genetic and molecular bases of cancer. Mar 12, 2013 Cancer Genetics Partners with Gilead on CLL Clinical Trials; Revises Expected Proceeds from IPO Nov 16, 2012 SomaLogic, New England Biolabs, Gilead Sue Enzymatics for IP Infringement Dec 23, 2011 UCSF Researchers ID Peptides That May Dramatically Boost HIV Infection Rates Premium Mar 30, 2011 Yale-Gilead Partnership to Investigate Genetic, Molecular Basis of Cancer Jan 7, 2011 Movers & Shakers: Jan 7, 2011 Premium Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.