LLNL PLOS Papers on ASD-Related Syndrome, Twin Gut Microbiomes, Zika Virus Evolution In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more. PNAS Studies Assess Soil Viruses, Memory Impairment Retrotransposons, More In PNAS this week: metatranscriptomic analyses of soil viruses, links between endogenous retroviruses and memory impairment in fruit flies, and more. Aboard International Space Station, Researchers See Ample Opportunity for Genomic Tools Premium ISS astronauts will soon begin testing the Oxford Nanopore MinIon and two PCR platforms while researchers on Earth continue to evaluate microarrays for use in space. International Space Station to Use Lawrence Livermore Lab System to Analyze Microbes Supported by a $1.5 million grant from NASA, the project aims to characterize microbes in the crew and enclosed environment of the space station. NCI, DOE Partner to Provide Supercomputing Infrastructure, Other Resources for Cancer Research Premium The partners have planned a three-year pilot and selected three NCI projects to benefit from supercomputers and expertise offered by four DOE labs. Jun 26, 2014 IP Watch: Hologic, Illumina, Roche, Others Win US Patents Premium Jun 24, 2014 IP Roundup: Siemens, Affymetrix, Akonni, University of California, LLNL Premium Feb 6, 2013 IP Watch: LLNL, U of California, Quest Dx, and Bio-Rad Among US Patent Winners Premium Jan 16, 2013 IP Watch: LLNL, Fuso Pharma, Universidad de Cordoba, Columbia U, Hologic, Others Win US Patents Premium Jan 2, 2013 IP Watch: Quest, Takara Bio, Hologic, Fluidigm, Roche, LLNL, Bio-Rad, Others Win US Patents Premium Nov 2, 2012 IP Watch: Amplicon Express, LLNL, BioMérieux, Others Win US Patents Premium May 10, 2012 IP Watch: LLNL, Lab21, NetBio, Life Tech, City of Hope, and U of Missouri Win US Patents Premium Mar 22, 2012 MOgene Providing Services Based on Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Array Oct 6, 2011 NIH Gives Lawrence Livermore $3M for bioAMS Instrument Aug 24, 2011 Livermore Lab to Develop Nanostring-based Biothreat Dx Tests Aug 4, 2011 LLNL Team Achieves Sub-Three-Minute PCR; Seeks Commercial Partners for Dx Apps Premium Jul 13, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Jul 13, 2011 Premium Mar 31, 2011 LLNL Scientists Develop Single-Tube, Colorimetric POC Testing Device; Seek Industrial Partners Premium Jan 13, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Jan 13, 2011 Premium Dec 22, 2010 modENCODE Teams Report on Functional Features of Fruit Fly, Roundworm Genomes Nov 4, 2010 QuantaLife Unveils Digital PCR Platform; Offers Early Access Before '11 Full Commercial Launch Premium Sep 30, 2010 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Sep 30, 2010 Premium Jul 15, 2010 New Players Seek Foothold in Digital PCR Market amid 'Thorny' IP Landscape Premium May 6, 2010 IP Update: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: May 6, 2010 Premium May 3, 2010 IP Roundup: May 3, 2010 Premium Breaking News Immunai Closes $215M Series B Round DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test Illumina, Israel Ministry of Health to Pilot Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Critically Ill Infants GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software Thermo Fisher Scientific Q3 Revenues up 9 Percent BTIG Initiates Coverage of LumiraDx With Buy Rating The Scan Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old. Sharing How to Make It Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times. Bring it Back In Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.