Jackson Lab Heligenics, Jackson Lab Partner to Study Breast Cancer Gene Variants Heligenics will apply its GigaAssay, a massively parallelized platform for assaying molecular functions of single cells in culture, to ERBB2 variants. Jackson Lab, Shriners Hospitals Partner to Investigate Genetics of Cerebral Palsy The collaboration is the second between the organizations, which are also working together to study the genetic causes of orthopedic disorders in children. Jackson Laboratory Coordinating Clinical Trial Sites for ASCO's TAPUR Trial The lab's involvement will increase opportunities for cancer patients in these rural states to enroll in the trial and access molecularly informed treatments. Jackson Laboratory Wins $3.4M NHGRI Grant to Study Workplace Genomic Testing Jackson Laboratory researchers will lead an interdisciplinary team of experts to study the employee health benefits of workplace genetic testing. Pan-Cancer Study Reveals Extrachromosomal DNA Frequency, Possible Survival Impacts The sequence-based analysis suggests oncogene-containing circular, extrachromosomal sequences occur in most cancer types and may correspond with poorer patient outcomes. May 29, 2020 Lifebit's Updated CloudOS Looks to Alleviate Bottlenecks in Population-Level Data Analyses Premium Jan 30, 2020 Jackson Lab, Shriners Hospitals to Study Genetics of Pediatric Orthopedic Disorders Dec 18, 2019 Jackson Laboratory Receives $2.5M Grant to Study Influence of Host Genetics on Immunotherapy Nov 26, 2019 GenapSys Targeting Smaller Labs With New Low-Cost Sequencer Premium Nov 8, 2019 Clinicians Struggle to Interpret Genetic Test Results, Even After Education, Study Finds Nov 6, 2019 Jax, Microsoft Team to Mine Medical Literature for Curating Clinical Knowledgebase Premium Apr 16, 2019 Consortium Catalogs Structural Variation in Human Genomes Using Combination of Tools Mar 12, 2019 Single-Cell Transcriptomes Reveal Neuronal Cell Types in Mouse Brain Region Nov 9, 2018 National Cancer Institute Awards $4M to Brain Tumor Sequencing Projects Jul 31, 2018 New Mouse Models for Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease May Advance Biomarker, Drug Discovery Premium Jan 11, 2018 Jackson Lab Wins $3.2M NIH Grant to Develop Epigenome Modification Tech Nov 6, 2017 NIH Awards $9M in Funding to Support Data Commons Pilot Phase Oct 17, 2017 Jackson Laboratory, Seven Bridges to Build PDX Data Platform With $2M NCI Grant Aug 22, 2017 Jackson Laboratory Team Wins $2.1M NIH Grant to Develop RNA Analysis Tech Jun 6, 2017 Jackson Lab Forms Genomics Research Alliance With Chinese Groups Jun 3, 2017 Genomic Analysis Uncovers Population Restructuring Among Hospital Pathogen Isolates Mar 30, 2017 NIH Awards Gene Ontology Consortium $2.7M to Improve Knowledgebase Mar 29, 2017 Jackson Lab-Led Team Wins $1M Grant to Study Genomics of Neuroplasticity Mar 6, 2017 Jackson Lab Wins DoD Grant to Develop Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Classification Method Mar 3, 2017 UPDATE: Jackson Laboratory Wins NIH Grant to Improve CRISPR Accuracy Load More Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.