CSHL Veranome, Cold Spring Harbor to Develop In Situ Sequencing Technologies The collaboration aims to expand Veranome's spatial transcriptomics portfolio with in situ neural mapping, among other applications. 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. Apr 21, 2020 Envisagenics to Bring RNA Splicing Software Platform to J&J Lung Cancer Initiative 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 Load More Breaking News Epic Sciences, Biosplice Therapeutics Partner on Multiomic Profiling for Cancer Trials Hamilton, Pacific Biosciences Partner on Automating DNA Sample Prep Danaher Q4 Revenues Rise 21 Percent COVID-19 Severity Biomarker Candidates Revealed in RNA Sequencing Study Flatiron Health, Japanese Hospital Partner on Real-World GI Cancer Database Abbott Q4 Diagnostics Revenues Grow 3 Percent, Full-Year Revenues up 25 Percent The Scan Polarized Science Confidence A new survey finds that confidence in science among US adults is increasingly polarized, the Associated Press says. Time to Sit Back and Relax NPR reports that the US National Institutes of Health has transferred the last of its eligible former research chimpanzees to a sanctuary. Omicron-Focused Vaccines The New York Times reports both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna have launched trials of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines targeting the Omicron variant. Nature Papers Present Cloud-Computing Analysis Approach, Transcription Factor With Role in Bacterial Genome Organization In Nature this week: researchers describe the free, open-source cloud-computing infrastructure Serratus and more.