NHS Medics.Academy, Guy's and St Thomas' Partner on Genomics Education for Healthcare Workers The organizations have partnered to launch Nucleus, an online program to provide genomics education to healthcare workers. Genomics England Preps for NHS Genomic Medicines Service Launch With New Focus, Tools Premium The service will offer whole-genome sequencing to English patients with rare diseases and cancer as part of routine care. UK Launches Public-Private iDx-Lung Consortium to Improve Early Detection of Lung Cancers The Universities of Southampton and Leeds will lead the project with participation from Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Oncimmune, BC Platforms, Inivata, and NHS England. Following Acquisition, UK Firm MyHealthChecked Launches SARS-CoV-2 Consumer Testing Service Premium The PCR test is the first offering from the firm, formerly known as Concepta, since it acquired Manchester-based startup The Genome Store in November. DnaNudge Deploys Direct-to-Consumer Service for PCR-Based Pool Testing of SARS-CoV-2 Premium Called the COVID Bubble Test, the UK-based service allows the testing of up to 10 people on a single cartridge for £100, or £10 per person. Nov 30, 2020 Grail Inks Deal With UK National Health Service to Offer Cancer Screening Blood Test in 2021 Nov 3, 2020 UK to Offer COVID-19 Testing for All Liverpool Residents, Workers in Pilot Program Oct 7, 2020 Nvidia Expands Genomics Activities With Supercomputer, New Partnerships Premium Sep 2, 2020 UK Invests $667M to Expand SARS-CoV-2 Testing Capacity Aug 7, 2020 NHS Wales Introduces Whole-Genome Sequencing for Critically Ill Newborns, Children Premium Aug 3, 2020 NHS Will Roll Out COVID-19 Tests From DnaNudge, Oxford Nanopore Across UK Jul 2, 2020 Genomics England, Sano, Zetta Building Platform to Support Rare Disease Patient Participation Premium Jun 19, 2020 Bionano Genomics Q1 Revenues Drop 39 Percent May 12, 2020 Illumina, UK Agencies Partner on £28M Sequencing Study of COVID-19 Patients May 5, 2020 Scottish Researchers, Oxford BioDynamics Partner to Identify Epigenetic COVID-19 Biomarkers Premium Mar 23, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium Launches With £20M in Government, Wellcome Trust Funding Jan 14, 2020 Illumina, Genomics England Ink Deal to Sequence up to 300K People Dec 4, 2019 UK Researchers Implement Diagnostics.ai System to Improve Infectious Disease Testing Premium Nov 21, 2019 Genedrive Receives CE Mark for Hearing Loss Assay Oct 25, 2019 Illumina Reserved in Comments on PacBio Deal, Forthcoming on Qiagen Deal and New Products Premium Oct 24, 2019 UK Firm Genomics Sees New NHS Report, Disease Detection Program as Boon to Business Premium Oct 11, 2019 Developmental Disorder Study Uncovers Cases Marked by Mobile Genetic Element Insertions Sep 16, 2019 Myriad Genetics, University of Leeds Collaborate on Prolaris Clinical Utility Study Aug 15, 2019 Germline Genome Editing Governance Weighed by International Commission Premium Apr 2, 2019 PredictImmune, Addenbrooke's Hospital Sign Agreement to Provide IBD Diagnostic in UK, Ireland Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.