NHGRI Phenome-Wide Association Study Links Hereditary Cancer Genes to Additional Phenotypes The researchers uncovered 19 new gene-phenotype associations, both with links to other malignant conditions, but also with nonmalignant ones. T2T Consortium Publishes Early Findings From Complete Human Genome Assembly In a series of studies, investigators outlined methods used to produce a telomere-to-telomere version of the human genome, while touching on applications of the assembly. Initial KidsCanSeq Findings Reveal Medical Recommendations Stemming From Germline Tests Along with germline sequencing results, the research team tracked recommendations by pediatric oncologists in response to structured email reports outlining the results. Dog GWAS Leads to Locus Linked to Digestive Condition in German Shepherds Along with male sex, a variable number tandem repeat allele in the first intron of the MCHR2 gene showed ties to congenital idiopathic megaesophagus risk in German shepherds. Telomere-To-Telomere Consortium Shares Insights From Gapless Human Genome at ASHG Premium A gapless human Y chromosome assembly is in the works and should be available in the next several months, NHGRI's Adam Phillippy said at the meeting. Oct 19, 2021 Molecular Assemblies Wins $256K NIH Phase I SBIR Grant to Develop Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Sep 23, 2021 NIH Awards $73M to Continue Buildout of ClinGen Sep 17, 2021 People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Aug 30, 2021 NHGRI Awards Coriell Institute $4.6M to Manage Biobank Jul 29, 2021 Secondary Genetic Findings Often Requested if Given Second Chance, Study Finds Jul 15, 2021 Children's National Hospital Wins $12.8M NIH Grant for Pediatric Mendelian Genomics Research Center 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 Load More Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.