birth defects Wide Variation in Genomic Testing Utilization Across US, Report Finds The report also identified opportunities to improve adoption through dissemination of evidence supporting the clinical and economic utilization of testing. Oxford Gene Technology Expands NGS Offering Into Constitutional Cytogenetics Premium The company believes cytogeneticists will adopt its panel to get high-quality SNV and CNV data in a single assay. HudsonAlpha Wins $12.4M in NIH Grants for Population Genomics, Pediatric Sequencing The institute will apply long-read sequencing to the NIH All of Us program and conduct pediatric sequencing for cancer and birth defect studies. HudsonAlpha Makes Patient 'Gateway' Centerpiece of SouthSeq Program Premium HudsonAlpha's Genome Gateway collects family histories and facilitates secure communication between patients, clinicians, and researchers. NIH to Fund Kids First Research Program Sequencing Centers The agency is seeking one or two sequencing centers for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Program. Jan 22, 2018 NIH Seeks Projects for Pediatric Cancer, Birth Defect Sequencing Program Aug 15, 2017 CHOP to Head NIH-Backed Data Center for Pediatric Cancer Research May 1, 2017 Dutch Study Makes NIPT Available to All Women; Belgian Provider Cries Foul Over State Subsidy Premium Jul 6, 2015 Premaitha Health Receives Accreditation from English Regulator for NIPT Lab Jun 19, 2015 Premaitha Anticipates Preliminary Operating Loss of £4.9M to £5.3M Apr 28, 2015 Rady Children's Hospital to Launch Sequencing Initiative to Investigate Birth Defects Premium Jan 19, 2015 PerkinElmer Opens Medical Laboratory in China Jul 5, 2012 Stanford Team Develops Fetal Genome Sequencing Method Jan 25, 2012 UNC Team to Use NHGRI Grant for Study of Exome Sequencing in Clinical Care Premium Aug 8, 2011 NY Grants Combimatrix Clinical Lab Permit Aug 2, 2010 NICHD Seeking Core Causes of Birth Defects Apr 7, 2009 With NY License in Hand, Quest to Add Array-Based Cyto Testing for Prenatal, Oncology Apps Premium Mar 24, 2009 BioArray Briefs: 2009.03.24 Premium Mar 17, 2009 Quest Gets NY State OK for CGH Post-natal Test Mar 9, 2009 North Carolina Nanobiotech Innovation Center Has New Director, Cash, and a Game Plan to Grow Premium Feb 24, 2009 BioArray Briefs: 2009.02.24 Premium Feb 24, 2009 Signature Genomics Lab Gets NY State Clinical Lab Permit Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.