North Dakota State University NorthShore, Sema4 Partnership Aims to Demonstrate Utility of Genomics for Personalized Care Premium NorthShore University HealthSystem is looking to normalize the use of genomics in patient care, particularly among medically underserved populations. North Dakota Funds Life Sciences Center North Dakota State University said today that it will use $1.4 million in funding from a state program and additional support from Sanford Research and the RJ Lee Group. Lynntech Developing Inexpensive Sample Prep, Testing Platforms for Point-of-Care MDx Premium By Ben Butkus USDA Awards $11M for Plant Genomics North Dakota State, UC-Davis, Michigan State, and U of Minnesota won applied genomics stimulus grants. Funding Update for Mar 24, 2009 Premium Sequencing-Related NSF Grants Awarded Feb. 25 – March 24, 2009 Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher, Adaptive Biotech, Qiagen, Dolomite Bio, More People in the News at Oncocyte, PrognomiQ, BillionToOne, Haystack Oncology, More In Brief This Week: BC Platforms, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Jumpcode Genomics, More BTIG Downgrades Oncocyte to Neutral Following News of CEO Departure Ceres Nanosciences Wins $1.4M in NIH RADx Funding for Additional Wastewater Epidemiology Centers The Scan Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine. Study Uncovers Genetic Mutation in Childhood Glaucoma A study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation ties a heterozygous missense variant in thrombospondin 1 to childhood glaucoma. Gene Co-Expression Database for Humans, Model Organisms Gets Update GeneFriends has been updated to include gene and transcript co-expression networks based on RNA-seq data from 46,475 human and 34,322 mouse samples, a new paper in Nucleic Acids Research says. New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability.