Autism Speaks Autism Sharing Initiative Brings Federated Data Model to Research, Clinical Care Premium DNAstack, Autism Speaks, and a Canadian-led coalition of hospitals, pharma companies, and patient advocates are turning to big data and GA4GH standards to raise understanding of autism. Autism Speaks Taps DNAstack to Update MSSNG Research Portal DNAstack will help Autism Speaks add a data discovery portal and data-sharing features to the research platform, and integrate it with bioinformatics workflows. Canada's iTARGET Consortium Aims to Develop Multi-Omics-Based Diagnostic Tools for Autism Premium The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment. Autism Speaks, BioTeam Unveil Newly Developed MSSNG Project Portal Premium BioTeam has developed a web portal for the MSSNG repository that offers easy access to genomic, phenotype, and clinical data collected through the project. ACMG: Google Views MSSNG Autism Database as Test Case for Enabling Large-Scale Genomic Analyses Premium David Glazer from Google Genomics provided an update on the MSSNG project, a collaboration between Autism Speaks, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and Google. Jan 26, 2015 Autism Study Points to Frequent Risk Variant Differences in Affected Siblings Jun 10, 2014 Autism Speaks, Google Partner on ASD Genomic Data Resource Mar 19, 2014 Autism Speaks Funds Predoctoral Fellows to Study Genes, Epigenetics of Autism Mar 4, 2014 Autism Sequencing Program Receives $3M Gift Dec 4, 2012 Autism Speaks Partner Funds Autism Biomarker Effort with Seaside Therapeutics Jan 26, 2012 Autism Speaks to Fund Hopkins' Epigenetics Study Dec 22, 2011 Autism Speaks Funds Studies of ASD Biomarkers, Predisposition Oct 19, 2011 BGI Collaborates with Autism Group to Sequence 10K Genomes with Eye Toward Diagnosis, New Treatments Premium Oct 13, 2011 BGI to Sequence Thousands of Genomes for Autism Speaks Dec 17, 2010 Autism Speaks Grants to Fund Epigenetic Studies Apr 9, 2010 Autism Speaks Funds New Genomics Programs Mar 27, 2009 Short Reads: Mar 27, 2009 Premium Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.