Duke Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System Under the deal, DUHS will establish PGDx's next-generation sequencing-based Elio Tissue Complete platform for the genomic profiling of cancer in its lab. Singapore Precision Medicine Program to Analyze Genetics of 150K Citizens The program is part of a 10-year initiative focused on establishing the frameworks and infrastructure to roll out precision medicine throughout the country. Study Finds SARS-CoV-2-Related Bat Viruses in Thailand The researchers also found SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in Thai bats and pangolins, suggesting that the progenitor virus may have originated outside of China. Inflammatix Moving Into Coronavirus Test Market With Gene Expression Host Response Platform Premium Inflammatix said that if its test obtains Emergency Use Authorization next year, clinicians will be able to better gauge the severity of a COVID-19 patient's infection. SARS-CoV-2 Result of Bat, Pangolin Virus Recombination, Purifying Selection, Study Suggests The ancestor of a bat coronavirus may have obtained a receptor binding motif found among pangolin coronaviruses through a recombination event. May 27, 2020 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $3.8M in Grants for Open-Source Biomedical Software Projects Dec 13, 2019 NIH Awards $102.5M for Antibacterial Resistance Research, Dx Development Oct 15, 2019 Dart-seq Leads New Methods to Sequence Transcriptome Methylation Patterns Premium Sep 23, 2019 Class 1 CRISPR-Cas Systems Can Be Expressed in Mammalian Cells, Study Finds Sep 16, 2019 MRSA Susceptibility Study Uncovers Protective Variant in Methyltransferase Jun 5, 2019 NIH Announces Upcoming Genomic Medicine Studies May 30, 2019 PreCancer Atlas Attempts to Push Precision Medicine to Early-Stage Disease Premium Apr 15, 2019 Duke Researchers Engineer RNA Hairpin Structures to Improve CRISPR Specificity Mar 7, 2019 CRISPR License Agreements Prohibit Misuse, but Enforcement is Challenging Premium Jan 16, 2019 Predigen Diagnostics Developing Gene Expression Platform to Differentiate Bacterial from Viral Infections Premium Dec 18, 2018 Lung Cancer Immune Microenvironment May Vary Within Tumor, Complicating TMB-Based Predictions Nov 9, 2018 National Cancer Institute Awards $4M to Brain Tumor Sequencing Projects Oct 2, 2018 HIV Latency Affected by Host Cell Transcriptomes Sep 20, 2018 Celldom to Tackle Single-Cell Analysis Sector With Integrated Genotyping, Phenotyping Platform Premium Aug 9, 2018 Pathogen Response-Related Variants Tapped for Broader Disease Insights May 14, 2018 Early Spatial Mutation Patterns May Affect Colorectal Cancer Invasiveness Mar 29, 2018 Clinical Sequencing Promises Diagnosis, Treatment Clues But Reality Often Falls Short Feb 7, 2018 Web-Based Return of Genetic Testing Results Shows Promise in Study Premium Jan 5, 2018 Analytics Startup Datavant Inks Partnerships with G3, Duke, Verge Genomics Nov 16, 2017 CRISPR Patents Must Be 'Reined In,' Experts Say Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.