Georgia Tech 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. 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. Genetic Disease Risk Estimates May Be off in Populations Not Covered by GWAS A Georgia Tech team found that the reliance of genome-wide association studies on European populations has skewed estimates of disease risk in other populations. Metagenomics Shows Potential for Foodborne Pathogen Outbreak Investigations Premium Researchers from the CDC and Georgia Tech tested the efficacy of using whole-genome shotgun sequencing to diagnose food-borne pathogens in outbreaks. 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 UBS Initiates Coverage of 10X Genomics, PacBio, Akoya Biosciences, NanoString Technologies Circadian Gene Expression Variation Across Tissue Types May Offer Aging, Disease Clues Siemens Healthineers Q1 Dx Revenues Fall 21 Percent; Firm Strikes Lab Analyzer Deal With Unilabs Becton Dickinson Fiscal Q1 Revenues Down 3 Percent; Firm Raises FY23 Guidance NanoString Technologies, Weill Cornell Medicine Collaborate on Spatial Atlas of Human Tissues The Scan White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans. Study Points to Benefits of Local Consolidative Therapy, Targeted Treatments in Cancer Care In JCO Precision Oncology, researchers report that local consolidative therapy combined with molecularly targeted treatments could improve survival for some lung cancer patients. Genetic Variants That Lower LDL Cholesterol Linked to Reduced Heart Disease Risk Rare variants in two genes that lower LDL cholesterol are also associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new JAMA Cardiology study. Study Links Evolution of Longevity, Social Organization in Mammals With the help of comparative phylogenetics and transcriptomics, researchers in Nature Communications see ties between lifespan and social organization in mammals.