Georgetown University Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations The funding and alliances mark the first step in the foundation's establishment of a pandemic prevention institute, which will collaborate with similar efforts elsewhere. Fluidigm CEO Lays Out Plan for 'Durable' Diagnostics, Clinical Business Post-COVID Premium Fluidigm CEO Chris Linthwaite said the company aims to further penetrate the diagnostic and clinical markets with both its microfluidics and mass cytometry businesses. Small Cell Lung Cancer Study Uncovers Disease-Associated Germline Mutations The study, which showed that the disease may not only result from tobacco exposure as previously thought, could lay the groundwork for targeted therapies. Georgetown Team Sees Potential for Novel CTC Culture Method to Study Metastatic Cancer Premium The unbiased method minimizes tearing of cells and inserts circulating tumor cells and leukocytes into a custom cell culture medium for later downstream analysis. Georgetown Releases Updated Database for Genomic, Clinical Research on Brain Cancer Premium One of the largest repositories of molecular brain cancer data in the world, the enhanced REMBRANDT is more comprehensive than an earlier NCI-hosted version. Jul 3, 2018 Georgetown Researchers Develop IHC Assay to Predict Bladder Cancer Recurrence, Spread Premium Aug 3, 2016 Genetic Variability in MCF-7 Cancer Cell Line Could Have Implications for Reproducibility Premium Apr 27, 2016 Biocept, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Embark on New Liquid Biopsy Study Apr 15, 2016 International Informatics Research Effort Aims to Bring Protein and Genome Communities Closer Premium Jul 15, 2015 Georgetown, Hackensack Cancer Centers Ink Collaboration Agreement Jan 20, 2015 Caris Launches Network to Create Tumor Profiling Guidelines Jan 15, 2015 Amarantus Options Blood-based Alzheimer's Biomarkers from Georgetown Sep 8, 2014 Researchers Examine Genomic Cancer Risk Test Perception in Minority Populations Mar 13, 2014 Genomics in the Journals: 2014.03.13 Feb 12, 2014 Invasive Breast Cancer Study Reveals Survival-associated Gene Set Jan 8, 2013 IP Roundup: Georgetown University, Affymetrix Premium Sep 16, 2010 Aetna Funds BRCA Gene Test Study Oct 2, 2009 Indivumed to Conduct Personalized Cancer Dx Trials with Georgetown Sep 15, 2009 Small Bowel Transplant Alters Gut Microbiome Apr 22, 2009 American Association for Cancer Research 2009 Annual Meeting PGx Abstracts Premium Apr 15, 2009 People Transfer: Apr 15, 2009 Premium Mar 6, 2009 People in the News: Mar 6, 2009 Breaking News Delic Partners With GT Research for Genetic Analysis of Cannabis, Psychedelic Mushrooms Indivumed, Biognosys Expand Partnership to Offer Immunopeptidomics Insights Multiomic Study Identifies Drivers of Severe COVID-19 in Patients Under 50 Without Comorbidities Yourgene H1 2022 Revenues More Than Double Gencove Raises $10M in Series A Financing Blueprint Genetics, BioMarin to Offer Genetic Testing for Skeletal Dysplasia in Europe, Middle East The Scan Should've Been Spotted Sooner Scientists tell the Guardian that SARS-CoV-2 testing issues at a UK lab should have been noticed earlier. For Martian Fuel Researchers have outlined a plan to produce rocket fuel on Mars that uses a combination of sunlight, carbon dioxide, frozen water, cyanobacteria, and engineered E. coli, according to Gizmodo. To Boost Rapid Testing The Washington Post writes that new US programs aim to boost the availability of rapid at-home SARS-CoV-2 tests. PNAS Papers on Strawberry Evolution, Cell Cycle Regulators, False-Positive Triplex Gene Editing In PNAS this week: strawberry pan-genome, cell cycle-related roles for MDM2 and MDMX, and more.