NIAID Seven Bridges, Scripps Research Win $7.5M Contract to Develop NIAID Data Ecosystem Under the federal contract, Seven Bridges and Scripps Research will build a hub for the discovery and analysis of data on various infectious diseases. ImmunoScape, Johns Hopkins Team Profiles T Cell Response in COVID-19 Patients Premium The researchers identified phenotypes of SARS-CoV-2-specific T cells as well as viral epitopes involved in T cell response that could aid future vaccine design. NIH Kicks Off Study Investigating Coronavirus in Children Among the study's aims is determining how rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection differ between healthy children and ones with asthma or other allergic conditions. NIH Recruiting 10K Adults for Coronavirus Infection Study Healthy adults from across the US with no confirmed history of COVID-19 and no current symptoms are eligible to participate and will be enrolled over the phone. President Trump Calls for 8 Percent Cut to NIH Budget The president's latest budget request marks the fourth time he has sought to reduce funding to the National Institutes of Health. Jan 7, 2020 Phase Genomics Wins $1.5M for Proximity Ligation-Based AMR Tracking Dec 13, 2019 NIH Awards $102.5M for Antibacterial Resistance Research, Dx Development Jul 23, 2019 BostonGene Partners With NIH on Clonal Evolution Study Jan 16, 2019 Predigen Diagnostics Developing Gene Expression Platform to Differentiate Bacterial from Viral Infections Premium Jun 27, 2018 Phase Genomics Receives $1.5M NIH Grant to Develop Microbiome Research Platform Mar 16, 2018 NIAID Commits $12M to Form New Genomic Centers for Infectious Diseases Aug 9, 2017 Akonni Biosystems Wins NIH SBIR Grant for Pediatric Respiratory Disease Diagnostics Jun 29, 2017 Rare Gut Condition Linked to Single Gene Mutations, Hyperactivation of Complement System Jun 19, 2017 New Monogenic Form of Severe Atopic Dermatitis Described Jun 12, 2017 Rare Genetic Variant Contributes to Common Cold Susceptibility Jan 11, 2017 CRISPR Corrects Genetic Immunodeficiency in Blood Stem Cells Premium Nov 18, 2016 NIAID to Fund Systems Biology Research Network Jun 22, 2016 Structural Genomics Research Projects to Get NIAID Contract Funding Mar 31, 2016 NIH Funds Research to Sequence Malaria Parasite Transcriptome, Proteome Feb 9, 2016 Tick Genome Provides Resource for Understanding Bloodsucker's Biology, Disease Transmission Feb 4, 2016 Family Study Uncovers Mutation Involved in Rare Vibration Allergy Sep 18, 2015 Study Suggests Existing RT-PCR Assays Can Detect Ebola Virus in Semen Jun 24, 2015 Great Basin, BYU Using $5M NIH Grant to Develop Rapid CRE MDx Apr 22, 2015 JCVI Bacterial Sequencing Interrogates Bleeding Edge of Antibiotic Resistance Genes Premium Apr 2, 2015 NIAID-led Partnership Seeks to Establish Bioinformatics Centers in Africa Premium Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.