JCVI S2 Genomics to Commercialize Tissue Sample Prep Platform by Early 2020 Premium The firm's tool combines enzymatic and mechanical disruption to produce viable and accurate products for downstream single-cell applications. Human Longevity's Lawsuit Against J. Craig Venter Institute Dismissed Human Longevity had filed the suit in July, alleging the misappropriation of trade secrets by Craig Venter, who founded both the company and the institute. New Zika Genomes From African, Asian Lineages Document Virus' Population Diversity Using biorepository strains, researchers from the J. Craig Venter Institute and elsewhere profiled Zika virus consensus sequences, variant patterns, and phylogenetics. Human Longevity Sues J. Craig Venter Institute, Alleging Venter Took Trade Secrets HLI claims that upon his termination in May, Venter took a company-owned laptop and is using HLI trade secrets to build a competing business at JCVI. Study Explores ClinVar Variant Misclassification With Population Genome, Exome Sequences Researchers detected excess genetic risk and/or misclassification when profiling ClinVar variants in ACMG-59 and OrphaNet genes using genome and exome sequences. Sep 5, 2017 Genome Sequencing Predicts Physical Features, Inches Closer to IDing Individuals Jun 3, 2017 Genomic Analysis Uncovers Population Restructuring Among Hospital Pathogen Isolates Oct 4, 2016 Deep Sequence Data for More Than 10K Human Genomes Contains 150M Genetic Variants Jun 23, 2016 Vaccine Development Stands to Benefit From Results of New Human Immune System Sequencing Project Premium Mar 24, 2016 JCVI, Synthetic Genomics Researchers Design, Synthesize Bacterial Genome With 473 Genes Feb 18, 2016 Leptospira Genome Project Yields Clues to Pathogenesis Feb 9, 2016 Tick Genome Provides Resource for Understanding Bloodsucker's Biology, Disease Transmission Apr 22, 2015 JCVI Bacterial Sequencing Interrogates Bleeding Edge of Antibiotic Resistance Genes Premium Oct 2, 2014 With Synthetic Biology Approach, Researchers Characterize Bat Influenza Virus Sep 10, 2014 People in the News: Nicole DeBerg, Mary-Claire King Premium Jun 24, 2014 USAMRIID-led Team Proposes Viral Genome Sequencing, Classification Standards Premium Jun 5, 2014 JCVI Wins NIAID Infectious Disease Genomics Grant Worth up to $25M May 28, 2014 Report: Regulatory Authority Exists to Oversee Synthetic Biology, but Challenges Remain Mar 12, 2014 Broad Institute Laying Off 22 at NIAID-backed Sequencing Center; JCVI, IGS Not Affected Jan 30, 2014 California Provides $40M for Stanford-led Stem Cell Genomics Center Dec 3, 2013 Study Suggests RNA from Single Nuclei Sufficient for Sequencing Premium Sep 18, 2013 JCVI Gets $2.4M Grant to Develop Arabidopsis Data Portal Aug 28, 2013 Ruggles Foundation Funds Omics Research at JCVI into Aging Jul 11, 2013 JCVI Researcher Awarded $5M Grant to Develop Wastewater Treatment Technology Jun 18, 2013 Paired Ends: Mike Stratton, Harold Davies, Antony Peake, Samuel Colella, Gajus Worthington Premium Load More Breaking News Myasthenia Gravis Study Identifies Genetic Risk Loci Affecting Acetylcholine Receptor Mammoth Biosciences High-Throughput CRISPR-Based COVID Test Gets FDA EUA Illumina, National Cancer Center Japan Collaborate on Nasopharyngeal Cancer Study Fluidigm Obtains $250M Investment, Changing Name to Standard BioTools SeqOne Genomics Closes €20M Series A Financing NeoGenomics Partners With Biomarker Collaborative to Provide Lung Cancer Resources The Scan For STEM Students to Stay New policy changes will make it easier for international STEM students to stay in the US after graduation, the Wall Street Journal reports. To Inform or Not, To Know or Not The New York Times writes that some genetic biobanks may re-contact donors if they spot something troublesome, but it notes that not all donors want that information. Rapid Test Studies Researchers are examining why rapid tests may be less effective at detecting the Omicron variant and how to improve them, NPR says. PLOS Papers on SARS-CoV-2 Diversity in Delaware, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Adiposity GWAS In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 isolates from Delaware, gene expression and protein-protein interaction patterns in metastatic breast cancer, and more.