Louisiana State University NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study The project will use genomic and other health data from All of Us Research Program participants to study factors that can inform personalized nutrition recommendations. LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program The project, funded by NIH and the Louisiana Department of Health, aims to sequence SARS-CoV-2 samples from a range of different patients. Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations The funding and alliances mark the first step in the foundation's establishment of a pandemic prevention institute, which will collaborate with similar efforts elsewhere. NIH Names Healthcare Provider Networks to Aid in Precision Medicine Initiative Enrollment The HPOs will receive $13.8 million to enroll people interested in the All of Us program, gather participant health information, and help retain participants. Phylogenomic Study Shows Utility of Ancient DNA Samples for Modern Research Two researchers devised a protocol to sequence DNA from ancient samples and tested it on 100-year-old museum specimens. Dec 14, 2016 NIH Funds $170M Consortium to Study Molecular Effects of Physical Activity Nov 10, 2016 LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans to Use OmniSeq Tumor Profiling Tech Aug 30, 2016 Genetics Reveal History of Songbird Expansion from Australia Nov 17, 2015 LSU Health-New Orleans, Personalis Partner on Genomic Testing for Cancer, Inherited Disease Apr 11, 2013 With NSF Funding, LSU Researcher Looks to Develop Light-Activated miRNA Delivery System Premium Sep 23, 2011 LSU to Lead Killifish Sequencing Project Apr 21, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Apr 21, 2011 Premium Sep 30, 2009 VBI to Lead NSF-Funded Cereal Drought Studies Jul 7, 2009 IP Roundup: Jul 7, 2009 Premium Mar 11, 2009 LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Licenses Organ-Rejection Rx to Aphios Premium Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.