Brown University Brown University Researchers Develop RNA-Based Breath Test for COVID-19 Premium The breathalyzer test contains an enzymatic reaction mixture that changes RNA to DNA, which can then be run through a traditional PCR instrument. NIH Kicks Off Second Stage of 4D Nucleome Program With $142M in Research Grants The first stage generated a range of tools and resources for studying the nucleus in time and space including publicly available datasets and software. Small Portion of Individuals With Autism Undergo Recommended Clinical Genetic Testing Individuals with autism spectrum disorder who were younger or with a more severe condition were more likely to undergo genetic testing, a new analysis has found. Brown University, PerkinElmer Develop Label-Free Method to Enrich Trophoblasts From Cervical Samples Premium The new method may be useful in future noninvasive prenatal tests that rely on the analysis of DNA from fetal cells instead of cell-free fetal DNA. Data Analytics Startup Medley Genomics Targets Genomic Heterogeneity; Initial Focus on Cancer Premium The Brown University spinout wants to apply its algorithms to help improve personalized cancer treatments. Apr 20, 2017 High-Throughput Screen Takes Parallel In Vivo, In Vitro Steps to Assess Splicing Effects Premium Jan 13, 2017 Genetic Differences May Exist Between Single, Multiple Keratinocyte Cancer Cases Oct 14, 2016 Researchers at Brown Discover RNA Ligase That Functions at High Temperatures Premium Aug 3, 2016 Genetic Variability in MCF-7 Cancer Cell Line Could Have Implications for Reproducibility Premium Jul 25, 2016 BMI-Associated Mutation With Potential Energy Conservation Role ID'd In Samoans Jun 24, 2016 Brown University's David Rand on Goals, Priorities for New Computational Biology Center of Excellence Premium Jun 10, 2016 Brown University to Build Computational Biology Center With $11.5M NIH Grant Mar 31, 2016 Following Financial Restructuring, Nabsys Resurfaces With Much of Original Leadership Team Oct 28, 2015 Brown Group Develops One-Step Ligation on RNA Amplification to Detect Drug-Resistant HIV Premium Sep 14, 2015 Report: Nabsys Shuts Down May 26, 2015 Brown University Team Creates Strategy to Increase MinIon Read Lengths Premium Jan 2, 2015 Study Uses Novel Algorithm to ID Rare Somatic Mutations with Potential Roles in Cancer Premium Nov 8, 2013 Fruit Fly Study Hints at RNA Editing Effect on Transposon-related Gene Silencing Sep 17, 2013 IP Watch: Canon, RainDance, Mayo Clinic, Roche, Functional Genetics, Others Win US Patents Premium Dec 5, 2012 Agilent, Illumina Sponsor Alliance Established for Toxicity Testing Using Integrated Systems Biology Sep 18, 2012 Head and Neck Cancer Studies Suggest Alternative Markers More Prognostically Useful than HPV DNA Testing Oct 19, 2011 BU to Lead $13.6M DOD Lung Cancer Study Oct 6, 2011 Association Studies Provide Clues to Nature of Climate Adaptation in Arabidopsis May 3, 2011 Brown Genomics Center Gets NCRR Support Oct 27, 2009 UMich Awarded $2.3M to Develop Point-of-Care Biochip for HIV Testing Premium Load More Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.