Genomics England People in the News: New Appointments at Genomics England, Seven Bridges, Dante Labs, More LifeArc Providing £5M for COVID-19 Study on Genomics of Severe Disease The grant, to support the work of the GenOMICC consortium, will help to identify genetic factors associated with response to the virus. European Project Sets Out to Harness Genomics Data, AI to Create New Predictive Tools Premium Called Intervene, the project will use genomic and health data from biorepositories along with machine learning methods to develop new clinical predictive tools. 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. UK Government Unveils New Genomic Healthcare Strategy The strategy promises to offer patients the best possible predictive, preventative, and personalized care underpinned by genome sequencing. Jul 2, 2020 Genomics England, Sano, Zetta Building Platform to Support Rare Disease Patient Participation Premium May 12, 2020 Illumina, UK Agencies Partner on £28M Sequencing Study of COVID-19 Patients Apr 24, 2020 National Genomics Programs in UK, US Change Data Storage Calculations Premium Jan 14, 2020 Illumina, Genomics England Ink Deal to Sequence up to 300K People May 28, 2019 Silence Therapeutics Inks Deal to Access Genomics England Database Mar 21, 2019 Genomics England, AI Startup Collaborate on Immunotherapy Dec 19, 2018 French Medical Genomics Initiative's Pilot Sequencing Platforms Set to Commence Operations Premium Oct 4, 2018 Genomics England Taps Iqvia for Clinical-Genomic Data Integration Jun 1, 2018 UK's NHS Prepares Transition to Diagnostic Genome Sequencing for Rare Diseases, Some Cancers Premium Jan 8, 2018 Genomics England Adopts Edico's Dragen For NGS Analysis Nov 6, 2017 As 100K Genomes Project Returns Patient Reports, NHS Prepares to Commission WGS for Diagnostics Premium Oct 19, 2017 Fabric Genomics Announces Multiple Pediatric Medicine Initiatives; Edico Genome Partnership Oct 17, 2017 Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Releases Strategic Plan, Announces Driver Projects Premium Sep 1, 2017 Independent Report Urges UK Support for Genomics, Other Life Sciences Jun 26, 2017 Genomics England to Adopt Illumina's BaseSpace Variant Interpreter for Cancer Samples May 17, 2017 Denmark to Make Genomic Data Centerpiece of New $14.2M Personalized Medicine Initiative Premium Feb 27, 2017 Congenica Eyes US, Chinese Markets, Plans Product Upgrades Following $10M Financing Round Premium Feb 27, 2017 UK Genomic Analysis Firm Congenica Raises $10M Jan 30, 2017 Genomics England to Use Qiagen Mutation Database in 100K Genomes Project Dec 12, 2016 Estonian Genome Center to Genotype 35K Biobank Samples With Illumina Global Screening Array Premium Load More Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.