Brown University 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. High-Throughput Screen Takes Parallel In Vivo, In Vitro Steps to Assess Splicing Effects Premium A Brown University-led team demonstrated the utility of its "massively parallel splicing assay," or MaPSy, assay by profiling splice effects for thousands of mutations. 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 Sep 28, 2009 Brown Nets $5.2M NIH Grant for Samoan Genotyping Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.