Genome BC Canadian Consortium Launches COVID Cloud to Support Molecular Research Led by DNAstack and supported by Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster, COVID Cloud looks to build a nationwide bioinformatics infrastructure to address the pandemic. Genome BC to Fund Development of Freshwater Fish DNA Library The planned DNA library is expected to enable the use of environmental DNA to develop accurate species lists for a given sampled area. Genome BC Announces C$10M to Study Clinical Genomics Implementation The funding, part of a larger initiative by Genome Canada, will support two studies in British Columbia that will evaluate genomics in healthcare. BC Centre for Disease Control Launches Genomic Study to Track SARS-CoV-2 The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control will use genomic analysis to identify the origins and spread of SARS-CoV-2, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. British Columbia Team to Study Campylobacter Omics With $500K in Genome BC, Genome Canada Funding Researchers from UBC, the BC Centre for Disease Control, and elsewhere will conduct a multi-omics study of the foodborne pathogen. Feb 1, 2018 Newly Funded Genome Canada Projects Focus on Proteomics, Rare Disease, Crop Genomics Premium Jan 15, 2018 Canadian Partners Get Genome Canada Funding to Build DivSeek Bioinformatics Resource Dec 6, 2017 Genome BC Invests C$750K in Startup Microbiome Insights Sep 7, 2017 Genome BC Invests C$850K in Superbug Research, Genomic Cancer Testing Projects Aug 18, 2017 Genome BC Invests in Program to Automate Cancer Sample Prep May 10, 2017 Canadian Team Develops NGS-Based HCV Genotyping, Drug Resistance Assay Premium Apr 19, 2017 Canada's iTARGET Consortium Aims to Develop Multi-Omics-Based Diagnostic Tools for Autism Premium Oct 19, 2016 BGI, British Columbia Organizations to Collaborate on Precision Medicine Aug 16, 2016 Canadian and UK Researchers Team on Genomic Tuberculosis Testing, Reporting Infrastructure Premium Dec 17, 2015 Canadian Research Team Wins C$7.3M to Develop New Vaccines for Cattle Premium Oct 28, 2015 Canadian Researchers Embark on C$9.9M Coho Salmon Genomics Project Aug 27, 2015 Genomics England, Genome BC Sign MOU May 20, 2015 Genome BC Funded C$715K for Use of Genomics in Natural Resource Sectors Mar 19, 2015 British Columbia Pharmacies to Collect Saliva Samples in DNA Project on Medication Dosing Dec 16, 2014 Canada Pledges C$25M to Create Cancer Research Network Nov 21, 2014 Canadian Researchers Awarded C$7.1M to Advance Alzheimer's Research Oct 29, 2014 Genome British Columbia Backs Regional Project to Study Benefits of Pharmacist-guided PGx Testing Premium Oct 17, 2014 With $1.1M from Genome BC, Genome Canada, MRM Proteomics Building Mouse Mass Spec Panels Premium Jul 29, 2014 British Columbia Partners Working to Implement HCV Genotype Test Mar 17, 2014 Fusion Genomics Launches to Offer NGS-based Assay Development, Sarcoma Testing Load More Breaking News Novacyt 2020 Revenues Surge on Strong Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Products Leidos Wins CDC Bioinformatics Contract Worth up to $13M Thermo Fisher Scientific Next-Generation SARS-CoV-2 PCR Test Nabs CE-IVD Mark Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.