EMBL-EBI European Project Aims to Integrate COVID-19 Genomics, Public Health, Social Sciences Data Premium The €12 million European Union-backed effort, called BeYond-COVID, commenced last month and will run through October 2024. SARS-CoV-2 Genomes Reveal Dynamics of England's Alpha, Delta Variant Surges Analyzing SARS-CoV-2 isolates circulating in England over 10 months up to June 2021, researchers saw a series of epidemics dominated by distinct viral lineages. Study Reveals Wide Range of Viruses in Human Gut Bacteria Using metagenomic and bacterial reference genome sequences, researchers assembled a collection of bacteriophage genomes from individuals around the world. Genomics England Preps for NHS Genomic Medicines Service Launch With New Focus, Tools Premium The service will offer whole-genome sequencing to English patients with rare diseases and cancer as part of routine care. SARS-CoV-2 Protein Interaction Study Reveals Key Proliferation Pathways, Possible Drug Targets Premium The study compared SARS-CoV-2 to SARS-CoV-1 and MERS to find viral commonalities, and combined the analyses with real-world clinical data to suggest treatments. Jul 20, 2020 New Human Gut Microbial Catalog Expands Number of Reference Genomes, Known Proteins May 12, 2020 EMBL-EBI COVID-19 Data Portal to Serve as European Data Hub for Coronavirus Research Premium Jan 17, 2020 The Decade in Proteomics: Most Significant Informatics Developments Premium Jan 9, 2020 Proteomics Beginning to Grapple With Patient Privacy Questions in Wake of Technology Advances Premium Nov 8, 2019 Wellcome Sanger Institute Commits $11.8M to Darwin Tree of Life Project Sep 24, 2019 NIH Awards $29.5M to Two Centers for New Human Genome Reference Program Mar 14, 2019 EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute Awarded £45M from UK Government Feb 12, 2019 Human Gut Metagenomic Analysis Uncovers Nearly 2,000 New Uncultured Bacterial Species Feb 4, 2019 Gut Microbe Studies Expand Bacterial Culture Collections, Reference Genomes Oct 25, 2018 Amid GDPR Implementation, European Effort Drafts Code of Conduct for Sharing Health Research Data Premium Oct 24, 2018 Genomic Data Interoperability, Remote Workflow Key to New Global Alliance APIs Premium Oct 1, 2018 Mouse Genome Assemblies for 16 Lab Strains Reveal Diversity, Help Improve Reference Jun 21, 2018 EMBL Scientists Design New Multi-Omics Computational Method Premium Oct 17, 2017 Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Releases Strategic Plan, Announces Driver Projects Premium Aug 31, 2017 EBI Team Developing Genome Editing Resource for CRISPR Experimental Data Premium Aug 17, 2017 As Brexit Negotiations Unfold, UK Researchers and Institutions Remain Worried About Coming Changes Premium Jul 25, 2017 Geneticists Anticipate Deluge of New Studies, Discoveries Following UK Biobank Data Release Premium Jun 26, 2017 Consortium Reports on First Efforts To Catalog Mammalian Gene Function Apr 11, 2017 Researchers Devise New Single-Cell DNA Methylation Prediction Method Jul 19, 2016 In Brexit Britain, Genomics Community Anxious About Future EU Funding, Collaboration, Innovation Premium Load More Breaking News Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Exome Sequencing Study Suggests More Disease Genes to be Found People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Amoy Diagnostics, Akoya Biosciences, Congenica, Lucence In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More Florida Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to $6.9M COVID-19 False Billing Scheme Pacific Biosciences Outlines Progress on Short-Read Sequencing at JPM, Partners With Canexia Health The Scan Close Panel Vote on Califf Nomination The New York Times reports there was a close committee vote to advance the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the US Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. Task Force Reports on Scientific Integrity Nature News writes that that a new task force report recommends that the US establish a cross-agency scientific integrity council. Across the Hall Genetic testing, closed-circuit cameras, and more show how a traveler, without any contact, infected others at a New Zealand quarantine facility, CNN reports. Science Paper Examines Influence of Chromatin Modifications on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Science this week: genes regulating chromatin modification may contribute to OCD risk.