Lynch syndrome Biocartis Files FDA Submission for Microsatellite Instability Test in Colorectal Cancer The assay is intended to detect Invitae to Provide Genetic Testing Within eMERGE Population Screening Study As a new clinical affiliate, Invitae will test up to 25,000 patients in a study exploring the role of genetics in cancer, heart disease, and other conditions. Researchers Aim to Improve Lynch Syndrome Testing With Genetic-Epigenetic Combination Method Premium The sequencing test involves a single library preparation that is then split for parallel analysis of promoter methylation, MSI calculation, and gene mutation detection. Multigene Panel Germline Testing of Cancer Patients Detects Unexpected Pathogenic Variants Premium The study, presented at the NSGC annual conference last week, supports the broader use of panel testing for cancer patients suspected of hereditary disease. Breaking News Singular Genomics Systems Reports No Revenues, Increased Net Loss for Q2 Burning Rock Biotech, Impact Therapeutics Partner on CDx for PARP Inhibitor Senaparib Gene Editing Analysis Firm SeQure Dx Closes $17.5M Series A Funding Round Resolve Biosciences, Zeiss Partner to Enhance Spatial Biology Imaging Tech EliTechGroup Obtains CE Mark for Saliva Use With SARS-CoV-2 Test Waters Q2 Revenues Up 31 Percent The Scan And Back The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database. Lacks Family Hires Attorney A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports. For the Unknown The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona. PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.