HudsonAlpha Study Finds Genetic Roots of Brown Coloring in Black Bears With genome sequences from hundreds of American black bears, researchers narrowed in on a loss-of-function TYRP1 variant that is associated with brown fur. Medical Genome Initiative Develops Best Practices, Standards for Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Premium The nine-institute organization, founded by Illumina, recently issued guidelines for the interpretation and reporting of clinical whole-genome sequencing tests. Genomic Answers for Kids Project Advances Long-Read Sequencing for Rare Disease Testing Premium The GA4K program, run by Children's Mercy Research Institute, aims to build a testing framework for pediatric patients with undiagnosed rare disease. GeneMatcher Team Plans Improvements for Researchers, Patients to Build on Recent Successes Premium The "matchmaking" service for genetic researchers facilitates a growing list of rare variant research collaborations, with more improvements coming. Studies Show Benefits of Long-Read Sequencing in Toughest Rare Disease Cases Premium Multiple studies are showing that long reads can deliver results where short reads can't, but many barriers remain on the road to the clinic. Apr 12, 2021 HudsonAlpha Health Alliance, Auburn University Form Genetic Testing Partnership Nov 23, 2020 Non-Genetics Healthcare Providers Can Effectively Return Sequencing Results, NSGC Study Finds Premium Nov 20, 2020 Increased Adoption of Whole-Genome Sequencing Testing Hinges on Acceptance by Payors, Providers Premium Oct 2, 2020 Intermountain Healthcare Taps Kailos Genetics for PGx Testing Sep 25, 2020 M2Gen Expands Partnership With Discovery Life Sciences Aug 31, 2020 HudsonAlpha Postdoc Wins NIH Grant for Alzheimer's Disease Research Aug 28, 2020 XPrize Competition Hopes to Encourage 'Frequent, Fast, Cheap, and Easy' COVID-19 Testing Premium Jul 29, 2020 ENCODE Phase Three Offers New Insights Into Genomic Regulatory Regions, Organization May 12, 2020 High-Throughput Diagnostic COVID-19 Sequencing Assays May Enable Large-Scale Testing Premium Dec 16, 2019 Early-Onset Dementia Risk Shaped by Variants in Multiple Genes, Study Finds Oct 18, 2019 HudsonAlpha Wins $12.4M in NIH Grants for Population Genomics, Pediatric Sequencing Sep 27, 2019 In Brief This Week: 10x Genomics, Yourgene, HTG Molecular, GenScript, More Mar 29, 2019 Discovery Life Sciences Acquires HudsonAlpha's Genomic Services Lab Nov 6, 2018 HudsonAlpha Makes Patient 'Gateway' Centerpiece of SouthSeq Program Premium Aug 31, 2018 People in the News: Roland Diggelmann, Michael Heuer, Elaine Lyon, More Jul 19, 2018 HudsonAlpha Software Targets Gene Rankings From Phenotypic Data Premium Jun 28, 2018 HudsonAlpha Awarded $50K for Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Jun 15, 2018 CFDRC Acquires Drug-Discovery Division of iXpressGenes May 16, 2018 HudsonAlpha Begins Sequencing Genomes of Newborns With Suspected Genetic Disorders Premium Apr 13, 2018 Secondary Findings Uncovered in 9 Percent of Parents in Trio Sequencing Study Load More Breaking News Simple HealthKit Raises $8M in Series A Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Quantum-Si Layoffs, UBS Coverage Initiations, More LumiraDx Secures FDA Emergency Use Authorization, UK Approval for COVID-19, Flu Test Rarity Bioscience Raises Additional €500,000 Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds The Scan 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. DNA Biobank Developed for French Kidney Donors, Recipients The KiT-GENIE biobank described in the European Journal of Human Genetics contains DNA samples, genotyping profiles, immune patterns, and clinical features for thousands of kidney donors or transplant recipients in Nantes, France. Cardiometabolic Disease May Have Distinct Associations With Microbial Metabolites in Blood, Gut By analyzing gut microbes in combination with related metabolites in feces and blood, researchers in Nature Communications found distinct cardiometabolic disease relationships at each site. Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency.