Institut Pasteur SARS-CoV-2 Protein Interaction Study Reveals Key Proliferation Pathways, Possible Drug Targets Premium The study compared SARS-CoV-2 to SARS-CoV-1 and MERS to find viral commonalities, and combined the analyses with real-world clinical data to suggest treatments. Colorectal Cancer Study Reveals Gut Microbe, Methylation Shifts Based on mouse and human data, researchers focused on hypermethylated genes in blood samples from individuals with colorectal cancer and gut dysbiosis. Transcriptome-Based HPV Assay Shows Correlation With High-Grade Cytology Premium The new test uses the number of sequencing reads at specific early and late HPV transcripts as a biomarker for high-grade cytology. NIH Awards $940K to Johns Hopkins-Led Team for Extracellular Vesicle Research The team will create a group called the Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium Stage 2 to develop new EV-based technology and treat diseases. Selection Signals Uncovered In African Rainforest Hunter-Gatherer Exomes Researchers analyzed more than 550 new and previously sequenced exomes for individuals from African rainforest hunter-gatherer and farming populations, searching for local adaptations. May 24, 2019 Leptospira Genome Set Leads to New Species, Refined Classification Scheme Mar 12, 2018 Analysis Finds Genetic Links Between Empathy, Psychiatric Conditions Nov 9, 2017 Genome Sequencing Sheds Light on Cholera Lineages Contributing to Outbreaks Nov 9, 2017 Genetic Analysis Traces Ancestry of Descendants of Indian Ocean Slaves Oct 10, 2017 Bacterial Genome Analysis Highlights Horizontal Gene Transfer, Recombination Hotspots Aug 30, 2017 Dengue Virus Symptoms Muted by Adaptive Immune Response, Gene Expression Study Suggests May 4, 2017 African Genetic Study Unravels Bantu-Speaking Population History, Relationships Mar 9, 2017 Synthetic Yeast Genome Now One Third Complete Dec 15, 2016 Rabies Virus Genetic Diversity, Evolutionary History Spelled Out With Genome Sequence Set Nov 4, 2016 Malaria Parasite Drug Resistance Linked to Copy Number Variant in Cambodian Studies Oct 27, 2016 PathoQuest Garners CE Mark for Blood-Based Pathogen Detection Test Mar 21, 2016 Comparative Genomics Provides Look at Spread of Dysentery Bacteria Feb 1, 2016 Listeria Diversity Study Uncovers Hypervirulent Clonal Groups Nov 30, 2015 Study Considers Lifestyle-Related Epigenome Differences in Central African Populations Aug 19, 2015 Sequencing Study IDs Neonatal Infections Involving Mutated Group B Strep Strains Jun 24, 2015 Institut Pasteur Team Finds Three Distinct Ebola Virus Lineages in Guinea Mar 24, 2015 IntegraGen to Provide High-throughput Sequencing for Institut Pasteur Feb 3, 2015 TJU-led Group Establishes Ebola Screening Training Program in Ivory Coast Jan 20, 2015 Myriad RBM, Institut Pasteur to Field Test Platform for TB Oct 29, 2013 Alzheimer's Meta-analysis Leads to New Risk Loci Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.