AACR AACR Presentations Highlight Power of Large Tumor Atlases in Studies of Cancer Progression Premium The talks focused on studies stemming from the Cancer Moonshot initiative's Human Tumor Atlas Network project, which is readying its first data release. Startup OncXerna Therapeutics Explores Tumor Microenvironment to Help Guide Cancer Treatment Premium The Boston-based firm recently shared data indicating its RNA-seq panel can help guide colorectal cancer treatment with its in-licensed investigational drugs. Biodesix's Proteomic Method for Predicting Immunotherapy Response Advancing Toward Market Premium The firm will commercialize its Primary Immune Response assay as a laboratory-developed test to help guide immunotherapy decisions in lung cancer patients. Grail Cancer Early Detection Test Performance Holds Steady as Q2 Launch Approaches Premium Recent results from the firm's case-control study cohort showed overall sensitivity of about 50 percent but higher performance for a subset of high-mortality cancers. Guardant AACR Data Highlights Value of Clinical Test Database to Drive Drug Resistance Discoveries Researchers used the company's large clinical-genomic database to characterize HRD reversion mutations and explore their potential function in patient resistance to PARP inhibitors. May 1, 2009 Researchers ID Distinct Genetics in Never-Smokers' Lung Cancer Apr 28, 2009 NCI to Expand TCGA to Up to 25 Tumor Types; Use Next-Gen Sequencing on Childhood Cancers Premium Apr 24, 2009 In Brief This Week: Celera, Eureka Genomics, Knome; Genomic Health, and more Apr 23, 2009 Cequent Releases Data on RNAi Technology for Multi-Gene Targeting, Addressing Cancer Drug Resistance Premium Apr 22, 2009 Celera 'Expediting' Lung Cancer Dx Development Based on Promising Study Results Premium Apr 22, 2009 Snippets: Apr 22, 2009 Premium Apr 22, 2009 Organizers Chart TCGA Progress at AACR Apr 21, 2009 Researchers Finding Mutations in Second AML Genome Apr 20, 2009 NCI to Use Budget Bump to Expand Genomics, PHC Apr 20, 2009 Lander Talks Cancer Genomics at AACR Meeting Mar 27, 2009 The Pace Quickens Premium Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.