Jackson Lab Jackson Laboratory Modernizes its Research Data Storage Infrastructure Premium The proliferation of NGS data has prompted Jax to organize storage into tiers based on access needs and to implement a chargeback program so researchers know the true costs. 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. Aug 17, 2020 Pan-Cancer Study Reveals Extrachromosomal DNA Frequency, Possible Survival Impacts 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 Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.