Maastricht University Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Gut Microbiome Rise After Travel Abroad, Study Finds A study of 190 Dutch travelers uncovered a rise in antimicrobial resistance gene abundance and diversity in individuals returning from four international regions. Novigenix-led Collaboration Receives €1M European Funding for Colorectal Cancer Multi-Omics Research The group aims to develop a transcriptomic and epigenetic biomarker assay for early detection and relapse monitoring in colorectal cancer patients. ASHG: Dutch Nationwide NIPT Implementation Study Sees 42 Percent Uptake After First Year During the first year of the TRIDENT-2 study, 74,000 women opted for NIPT, which was switched from in-house-developed platforms to Illumina's VeriSeq in May of this year. MicroRNAs Could Serve as Biomarkers for Liver Impairment, Toxicity Using small RNA sequencing, investigators found miRNAs in the blood that track with cirrhosis, hepatitis, type 2 diabetes, or acetaminophen toxicity. MDxHealth, Maastricht University Expand Cancer Dx Development Collaboration The company will continue to work with Maastricht University researchers to develop genetic and epigenetic cancer diagnostics. May 1, 2017 Dutch Study Makes NIPT Available to All Women; Belgian Provider Cries Foul Over State Subsidy Premium Sep 12, 2013 Consortium Receives $8M to Investigate Molecular Roots of Extreme Aggression Jul 3, 2013 'Web Server' Issue of Nucleic Acids Research Serves up Bevy of New, Free Array Analysis Tools Premium Jul 16, 2009 Researchers Find Recurring Proteins in Biomarker Studies Due to Cellular Stress Premium 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.