Genomics England Genomics England, NHS to Lead £105M UK Study with Aim to Sequence 100K Newborns Premium The UK government said it will also invest £26 million to support cancer genomics research, and an additional £22 million to improve genomic data diversity. Link23 Aims to Address Eurocentric Biases in Genomic Medicine Through Online Community, Resources Premium Supported by Genomics England and Data Science for Health Equity, Link23 intends to build a community and provide analytical tools to improve equity in genomics. NHS England Unveils Five-Year Genomic Healthcare Strategy The new strategy places genomics at the heart of a new effort to deliver a sustainable model of healthcare for patients. Genomic Newborn Screening Studies Around the World Begin to Take Baby Steps Premium At the inaugural International Conference on Newborn Sequencing (ICoNS) in Boston last week, researchers outlined plans from eight studies in the US, the UK, Europe, and Australia. Team Describes 'Ongoing' Mitochondrial DNA Insertions in Human Genome With genome sequence data for tens of thousands of individuals, researchers characterized the insertion of nuclear-mitochondrial segments in the human genome. Jul 22, 2022 UK Team Makes Recommendations for Interpreting Variants in Noncoding Regions Premium Jun 17, 2022 In Brief This Week: Mission Bio, Lunit, ProPhase Labs, Genomics England, NHGRI, More May 10, 2022 Genomics England Provides Update on New Cancer Research Platform Premium Mar 9, 2022 Insitro, Genomics England Collaborate on Machine Learning to Improve Database Searches Feb 17, 2022 Whole-Genome Sequencing Can Diagnose Neurological Repeat Expansion Disorders, UK Study Finds Jan 11, 2022 PacBio Prelim Q4 Revenues up 33 Percent; Firm Partners With Google, Berry Genomics, Genomics England Nov 11, 2021 Whole-Genome Sequencing Shines for Rare Disease Diagnosis in 100K Genomes Pilot Study Aug 27, 2021 People in the News: New Appointments at Genomics England, Seven Bridges, Dante Labs, More Feb 16, 2021 LifeArc Providing £5M for COVID-19 Study on Genomics of Severe Disease Feb 9, 2021 European Project Sets Out to Harness Genomics Data, AI to Create New Predictive Tools Premium Jan 29, 2021 Genomics England Preps for NHS Genomic Medicines Service Launch With New Focus, Tools Premium Sep 28, 2020 UK Government Unveils New Genomic Healthcare Strategy 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 Load More Breaking News Bio-Rad Laboratories, Cytek Biosciences Partner on Flow Cytometry Reagents Tecan Inks Deals for NGS Library Prep System With Element Biosciences, Singular Genomics Genomenon, Flagship Biosciences Partner on Biomarker Discovery, Companion Dx Development Velsera to Integrate Arima Genomics Gene Fusion Test in Pierian Clinical Platform Evonetix Raises $24M in Extended Series B Funding Round The Scan Study Points to Tuberculosis Protection by Gaucher Disease Mutation A mutation linked to Gaucher disease in the Ashkenazi Jewish population appears to boost Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance in a zebrafish model of the lysosomal storage condition, a new PNAS study finds. SpliceVault Portal Provides Look at RNA Splicing Changes Linked to Genetic Variants The portal, described in Nature Genetics, houses variant-related messenger RNA splicing insights drawn from RNA sequencing data in nearly 335,700 samples — a set known as the 300K-RNA resource. Automated Sequencing Pipeline Appears to Allow Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Lineage Detection in Nevada Study Researchers in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describe and assess a Clear Labs Dx automated workflow, sequencing, and bioinformatic analysis method for quickly identifying SARS-CoV-2 lineages. UK Team Presents Genetic, Epigenetic Sequencing Method Using enzymatic DNA preparation steps, researchers in Nature Biotechnology develop a strategy for sequencing DNA, along with 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, on existing sequencers.