leukemia PLOS Papers on Y-Chromosome Sequencing, Blood Methylation Markers, CLL Mutations In PLOS this week: Y-chromosome-specific sequencing strategy, smoking-linked blood methylation profiles improve BMI predictions, and more. Invivoscribe Enters Bioinformatics Market, Hires First CIO Premium The molecular diagnostics company seeks to automate its customers' pipelines with AI and diversify beyond hematology. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Risk Linked to Genetically Mediated Increase in Lymphocyte Count A team led by researchers at the University of Southern California analyzed genetic links between blood cell traits and ALL susceptibility in children. PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more. Genotyping May Help Avoid Unnecessary Bone Marrow Biopsies in African Americans A significant subset of African Americans may be genetically predisposed to low white blood cell counts, suggesting this feature alone may not warrant bone marrow biopsies. Apr 16, 2021 Columbia University-led Study Highlights Bionano Optical Genome Mapping Concordance with Cytogenetics Mar 11, 2021 Whole-Genome Sequencing Could Replace Cytogenetics in Assessing AML, Myelodysplastic Syndromes Jan 15, 2021 Bionano Genomics Stock Soars on User Presentations, Public Stock Offering, Renewed Nasdaq Compliance Jan 14, 2021 Invitae, Pharma Firms Partner to Develop Standard MRD Panel for AML Clinical Trials Jan 6, 2021 TwinStrand Biosciences Explores Error Reduction Sequencing Tech in Various Applications Premium Dec 8, 2020 NGS Bests Flow Cytometry for MRD-Based Prediction of ALL Relapse, Survival, ASH Study Suggests Premium Nov 24, 2020 Clinicians Face New Intervention Questions as Clonal Hematopoiesis Mutation Data Evolves Premium Nov 17, 2020 Cepheid Developing New Target for BCR-ABL Test for Leukemia Patients Premium Nov 13, 2020 Clinical Genomics Nabs Medicare Coverage for Colorectal Cancer Test as Novitas Revises LCD Nov 12, 2020 Bionano Genomics Q3 Revenues Down 33 Percent Oct 29, 2020 Single-Cell Analysis Elucidates Mutation Patterns in Myeloid Malignancies Oct 21, 2020 Single-Cell Sequencing Reveals Clonal Diversity Among AML Patients Sep 18, 2020 MSK Clonal Hematopoiesis Clinic Aims to Drive New Strategies for Cancer Risk Assessment, Prevention Premium Aug 17, 2020 Bionano Genomics Expecting Clinical Validation Studies to Drive Platform Adoption Premium Aug 14, 2020 Mission Bio Seeks to Increase Drug Trial Collaborations, Improve Gene and Cell Therapy Efficacy Premium Aug 10, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies Q2 Revenues Fall 5 Percent, Beat Analyst Estimates Aug 6, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies Receives Expanded FDA Clearance for ClonoSeq MRD Assay Jul 10, 2020 Study Spells Out Immune, Genomic, Epigenomic Interactions in Hematological Malignancies May 27, 2020 Illumina, Genomic Medicine Sweden to Evaluate Sequencing-Based Leukemia Diagnostics May 21, 2020 Invivoscribe Receives Supplemental Approval for AML Kit Load More 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 is 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.