Centre for Genomic Regulation Remote Visualization of Local Genome Alignments Aids Pathogenic Variant Evaluation for Rare Disease Premium Researchers at Barcelona's CNAG-CRG are assessing variants in rare disease patients by linking them to alignments of "slices" of genomes and exomes in the European Genome-Phenome Archive. Seqera Labs Closes €22M Series A Investment Round The Spanish company has also taken control of the Nextflow DNA analysis programming framework that its founders created at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona. Seqera Labs Raises $5.5M in Seed Funding Centre for Genomic Regulation spinout Seqera Labs builds life sciences pipeline management software that helped identify the Alpha and Delta SARS-CoV-2 variants. Center for Genomic Regulation's COVID-19 Viral Beacon Digs Into Thousands of SARS-CoV-2 Genomes Premium The center, based in Barcelona, Spain, has built a search tool for quickly locating genetic variants and associated metadata for the novel coronavirus. Spanish Researchers Develop Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Analysis Tool for Large-Scale Interpretation Premium The BigSCale tool incorporates a numerical model that integrates data processing, clustering, convoluting, and differential expression analysis. Oct 18, 2017 UK Startup Lifebit Builds on Popular Nextflow Open-Source Genomics Platform Premium Aug 7, 2015 Yeast Genome Doubling Result of Ancient Interspecies Hybridization Event May 8, 2015 Transcriptome Variation Patterns Show How Organ Site, Species Influence Expression of Some Genes Dec 19, 2013 Centre for Genomic Regulation Reaps $16.7M for Genome Architecture Project May 18, 2012 Spanish Organizations Collaborate on Genomic Research into Neurodegenerative Diseases Apr 30, 2012 Barcelona Bio Centers to Team on Structural Genomics Projects Mar 28, 2012 Barcelona's CGR Inks Collaboration with Illumina Mar 10, 2009 Short Reads: Mar 10, 2009 Premium Mar 4, 2009 Barcelona Genomics Center Buys Genomatix Analyzer Breaking News Verily Awarded CDC Contract for Wastewater Surveillance Genomic Health to Pay $32.5M to Resolve Cancer Test False Claims Allegations by DOJ Vela Diagnostics Inks Japan Distribution Agreement for HIV-1 Drug Resistance Tests Coronary Artery Calcification Contributors, Potential Drug Targets Found in Cross-Ancestry GWAS Max Planck Team Uses Spatial Single-Cell Proteomics Method to Analyze Hepatocyte Heterogeneity The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.