Harvard Researchers Reconstruct Ancient Human Gut Microbiomes From Paleofeces The analysis found the ancient gut microbiomes to be similar to those of modern-day individuals from non-industrialized populations. Parkinson's Disease Progression Linked to Five Variants in Genome-Wide Survival Study The researchers also developed a polygenic hazard score to predict which individuals with Parkinson's are likely to develop disease-related dementia. Harvard Licenses Nasal Swab Collection Tech to Rhinostics The technology was developed for use in SARS-CoV-2 and other infectious disease testing by Rhinostics' cofounders at Harvard's Wyss Institute. Tissue Atlases Provide Peek Into Single-Cell Level Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Infections The atlases, built using tissue samples from people who died of severe COVID-19, pointed to cells and processes involved in the disease. Acuity Spatial Genomics to Develop Platform for In Situ Analysis of 3D Genome Organization Premium The Bruker-backed startup will make technology whose data could be complementary to both NGS-based Hi-C assays and spatial transcriptomics methods. Jun 2, 2016 Science, Business Leaders Propose HGP 2.0 to Synthesize Entire Genomes Premium May 23, 2016 Church Lab Scientists Compare CRISPR/Cas9-Based Gene Expression Activators Premium May 23, 2016 Broad Institute, Harvard Business School Launch Bioinformatics Challenges for Precision Medicine Premium May 6, 2016 New Zika Test Uses Isothermal RNA Amplification for Detection, CRISPR/Cas9 for Strain ID Premium May 5, 2016 Broad Institute Team Develops Assay to Decode Histone Modifications Signaling Gene Regulation May 2, 2016 Ancient DNA Sequencing Sheds Light on Ice Age European Population History Apr 25, 2016 Urothelial Tumor Sequences Reveal Mutational Signature Associated with DNA Repair Apr 20, 2016 New CRISPR/Cas9-based Tech Edits Single Nucleotides Without Breaking DNA Premium Apr 14, 2016 Colorectal Tumors with High Predicted Neoantigen Loads Correlate with Better Survival Mar 31, 2016 Open Humans Project Recruiting More Members to Share Data, Researchers to Use It Premium Mar 28, 2016 Researchers Map Out Neanderthal, Denisovan Ancestry in Modern Humans Mar 10, 2016 Harvard Business School Competition Hopes to Bring Fresh Ideas to Precision Rx Development Challenge Premium Mar 8, 2016 At Tri-Con, Researchers Present Novel PCR Approaches to Liquid Biopsy Mar 7, 2016 Lipid Nanoparticles Enable In Vivo Delivery of Genome-Editing Proteins Premium Jan 29, 2016 Adopted Individuals Seek DTC Genomics Services to Learn About Family History, Genetic Disease Risk Jan 12, 2016 USPTO Declares Interference Proceeding to Adjudicate CRISPR Patent Spat Jan 6, 2016 Harvard, MGH Team Creates CRISPR/Cas9 Variant That Eliminates Off-Target Effects Dec 24, 2015 Recurrent Tumor Molecular Profiling Uncovers Drug Resistance, Sensitivity Dec 3, 2015 As CRISPR Tools Improve, Scientists Mull How to Calibrate Safety, Efficacy in Clinical Applications Premium Dec 1, 2015 Broad Scientists Engineer CRISPR/Cas9 Variants to Reduce Off-Target Effects, Maintain Efficiency Load More Breaking News TruDiagnostic Receives CLIA Certification for Kentucky Laboratory Atonarp Raises $50M in Series D Round Genomtec Gets CE-IVD Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test Oncocyte Posts $1.1M in Q1 Revenues, Beating Wall Street Expectations Namocell, SingLab Technologies Ink Distribution Agreement for Singapore Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Uncovers Influence of Genetic Variation on Hundreds of Phenotypes The Scan Gap in COVAX Doses BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports. Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results. Influence of Luck The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases. PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.