NHGRI NIH Awards $73M to Continue Buildout of ClinGen NHGRI and NCI are supplying the funds over five years to teams at five institutions that have been leading the ClinGen effort since its initial inception in 2013. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More NHGRI Awards Coriell Institute $4.6M to Manage Biobank The National Human Genome Research Institute has renewed its agreement to have the Coriell Institute manage its collection of cell lines and DNA. Secondary Genetic Findings Often Requested if Given Second Chance, Study Finds The researchers said their findings support a switch to a model in which providing secondary findings is the default, with an opt-out mechanism. Jun 8, 2021 NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations Jun 3, 2021 Telomere-To-Telomere Team Assembles Complete Human Genome En Route to Reference Pangenome Premium May 13, 2021 Blood Cancer Genetic Risk Loci Found in Retriever Dogs Apr 21, 2021 Study Reveals African Americans' Perspectives on Genomic Research Participation Apr 8, 2021 Invitae to Provide Genetic Testing Within eMERGE Population Screening Study Mar 29, 2021 Armonica Technologies Wins $349K SBIR Grant From NHGRI Mar 5, 2021 Fauna Bio Gets $373K NIH Grant to Study Animal Genomes for Potential Drug Targets Mar 3, 2021 Human Pangenome Reference Consortium Releases Data From 30 Genomes Jan 7, 2021 NHGRI Sets Plan to Diversify Genomics Workforce Dec 23, 2020 AnVIL Platform Makes Popular NHGRI GTEx Database Free to Download Premium Nov 5, 2020 Jackson Laboratory Wins $3.4M NHGRI Grant to Study Workplace Genomic Testing Oct 28, 2020 Q&A: NHGRI's Eric Green on Advancements and Ongoing Challenges in Genomics Premium Oct 28, 2020 NHGRI Lays Out Strategic Vision, Future Priorities for Genomics Research Oct 28, 2020 'Genotype-First' Study Leads to Blood Cell Mutations Underlying Severe Autoinflammatory Disease Premium Oct 6, 2020 Startup Coral Genomics Wins $2M SBIR Grant From NIH Aug 24, 2020 Kromatid Wins NHGRI Grant to Develop Single-Cell Structural Genomics Tech for Disease Research Jul 29, 2020 ENCODE Phase Three Offers New Insights Into Genomic Regulatory Regions, Organization Jul 22, 2020 Risk-Assessment Phase of eMERGE Looks to Diversify Polygenic Risk Scoring Premium Jul 14, 2020 Telomere-to-Telomere Team Shares Complete X Chromosome Assembly Apr 16, 2020 NHGRI Publishes Draft of 2020 Strategic Roadmap Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.