Biomarkers Consortium NIH Earmarks $28M to Fund Study into Measurements of Autism Markers The study is part of the Biomarkers Consortium, and will include the collection of DNA samples for future genomics research into ASD. Caprion Launches MRM-MS-based CNS Assay as Part of Push into Protein Discovery Panel Business Premium NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Proteomics firm Caprion this week launched its CNS ProteoCarta panel for the study of central nervous system diseases. GMU Phosphoproteomic Studies Offer Potential Clinical Insights on Breast, Colorectal Cancers Premium Teams led by researchers at George Mason University have published a pair of studies exploring protein signaling in breast and colon cancer that could offer new insights into treatments for the diseases. GMU’s Reverse-phase Protein Microarray Technology Included in I-SPY2 Breast Cancer Trial Premium Technology developed by Lance Liotta and Emanuel Petricoin will be used to find and identify biomarkers for evaluating new investigational therapies for the neoadjuvant-drug study. NIH Foundation, Biomarkers Consortium Team on Cancer Trials The I-SPY effort will conduct pharmacogenomics-focused clinical trials for breast cancer drugs using Agendia's tests. Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.