CSHL Cold Spring Harbor Lab Develops iPhone App for Mobile Sequencing Analysis Premium Some are comparing iGenomics, a former high school intern's creation, to the fictional "medical tricorder" of "Star Trek" fame. NYGC Initiative Receives up to $2.1M for Cancer Studies in Ethnic Minorities The funding is being provided under the NYGC's Polyethnic-1000 initiative, which was launched in 2018 to study cancer care inequities in underserved populations. Algorithm Points to Complex Hominin Mixing History With a new analytical tool, researchers uncovered ancient archaic hominin sequences in the Denisovan genome, along with human introgression into Neanderthals up to 300,000 years ago. Tomato Structural Variations Linked to Gene Expression, Traits Researchers used long-read nanopore sequencing in 100 tomato varieties to uncover more than 230,000 structural variants in the tomato genome. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on Co-Expression, Variant Prioritization, MicroRNA Tools In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to track co-expression networks, tool to prioritize variants in rare diseases, and more. Jul 3, 2019 UC Irvine-Led Team Wins $4M Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant for Breast Cell Atlas Jan 16, 2019 Rapid Nanopore Sequencing of 100 Tomato Genomes Enables Structural Variant Analysis Dec 18, 2018 Cancer Genetic Studies Explore Prognostic Value of Copy Number Alterations, Other Biomarkers Premium Dec 5, 2018 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $52M in Grants for Neurodegenerative Disease Research Jul 24, 2018 NY Genome Center Wins $1M Grant to Study Cancer Genetics Diversity May 22, 2018 Envisagenics Wins $1.5M NIH Grant to Advance Alternative Splicing Analysis Tech May 10, 2018 RNA, Chromatin Interaction Mapping Approach Presented at Biology of Genomes Mar 28, 2018 Single-Cell Sequencing Strategies Trace Zebrafish Cell Lineages, Mouse Brain Connections Feb 6, 2018 Autism Analysis Uncovers Ties Between Motor Skills, Damaging De Novo Mutations Oct 24, 2017 NIH Announces BRAIN Initiative Grants for 2017 Sep 22, 2017 Cold Spring Harbor Team to Use $2.7M NIH Grant to Map Long Range Neural Projections Premium Jul 20, 2017 Researchers Design, Construct Genome-Wide Sequence-Verified Arrayed CRISPR Library May 11, 2017 Researchers Use New Approach to Uncover Variants Affecting Longevity in Humans May 10, 2017 Genomic Autopsies Offer Diagnoses in Study of Perinatal Death Cases Aug 22, 2016 CSHL Genome Engineering Meeting Shows Maturing CRISPR Technologies Jun 24, 2016 RNA Sequencing Uncovers Complex Maize Transcriptome May 16, 2016 WUSTL's Mardis Discusses Cancer Vaccine Work at Biology of Genomes Meeting May 13, 2016 Parasites Influence Makeup of Human Gut Microbiome, BoG Speaker Reports May 13, 2016 Lymphoma Mutations Modeled Through Genomic Analysis of Dog Breeds, BoG Speaker Reports May 12, 2016 BoG Speaker Ties Loss-of-Function Variants in IFIH1 to Severe Pediatric Viral Respiratory Infections Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.