Georgia Tech 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. Using CRISPR-Chip Technology, Cardea Bio Aims to Develop Lab-Free Multi-Omic Technology Premium The company showed that its chip can detect SNPs in models of sickle-cell disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, without the need for DNA amplification. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetic Risk Architecture Appears Distinct in African Americans Using whole-genome sequence data for thousands of African American individuals, researchers teased out ancestry effects on polygenic risk of the conditions. Reopening Concerns Science reports that faculty members are concerned about the risks reopening universities during the coronavirus pandemic pose. IARPA Commits $48M to DNA Data Storage Illumina, Twist Bioscience, and DNA Script are among the private sector collaborators of the groups receiving funds to develop technology platforms. Sep 15, 2016 Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction Approaches Are Highly Accurate, Experimental Study Finds Nov 17, 2015 Metabolic Signature Reported to Distinguish Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer Jul 2, 2015 Georgia Tech Team Develops Computational Tool to ID Biologically Significant Protein Hotspots Premium Jan 26, 2015 Georgia Tech Group, Others Develop Methods to Map Ribonucleotides in Genomic DNA Oct 3, 2014 Study Suggests Biased Gene Conversion Can Ratchet up Homozygosity, Recessive Disease Risk Jul 17, 2013 Stanford, Georgia Team Evaluates WGS in Healthy Individuals Premium Jun 25, 2013 Funding Update: NSF Microarray Grants 2013 Premium May 24, 2013 $4M Grant Awarded to Emory University, Georgia Tech to Create Exposome Center Jan 28, 2013 Researchers Describe the Troposphere Microbiome Feb 24, 2012 Georgia Tech Researchers Tout RNA-seq Pipeline as Faster, More User Friendly for Cancer Research Premium Oct 28, 2010 Georgia Tech Leads $16M Zinc Finger Studies Oct 14, 2010 Q&A: Georgia Tech's Niren Murthy on Oral Delivery of siRNAs Premium Aug 20, 2010 Georgia Tech Team Claims 100 Percent Accuracy for Metabolomic Ovarian Cancer Test in Initial Trial Premium Jun 4, 2010 Janelia Farm, Georgia Tech Systems Bio Center Join Ranks of World's Fastest Supercomputers Premium Jun 4, 2010 Funding Update: Jun 4, 2010 Premium Sep 10, 2009 Approach Combining Proteomics and Genomics Allows Researchers to Examine Diversity in Shewanella Premium Sep 1, 2009 Systems Biology Provides Clues to Bacteria with Bioremediation Potential Aug 4, 2009 Clark Atlanta Starting Cancer Genomics Center with GT Jul 8, 2009 GRA Raises $18.75M in First Closing of Investment Fund for Georgia University Spinouts Premium May 1, 2009 Short Reads: May 1, 2009 Premium Load More Breaking News Genomic Analysis of China's Bronze Age Tarim Basin Mummies Suggests Local Origins Relationship of Sitting Bull Descendant Verified With Ancient DNA From Lock of Hair Immunai Closes $215M Series B Round DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test Illumina, Israel Ministry of Health to Pilot Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Critically Ill Infants GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software The Scan Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old. Sharing How to Make It Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times. Bring it Back In Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.