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The Simons Foundation and the Carson Family Charitable Trust will match every dollar raised by the NYGC over the next three years up to $100 million.

As part of a course this fall, 20 undergraduate and graduate students used the MinIon in two hands-on "hackathon" sequencing projects.

New York Genome Center-led researchers have found that short tandem repeats may regulate gene expression rather than representing neutral variation.

Illumina's BaseSpace cloud will host 5,000 genomes of individuals with autism and their families from the National Institute of Mental Health's genetics repository.

The center has already sequenced and analyzed 1,500 human genomes for the TOPMed program and will expand this effort with the new funding.

The site, introduced at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting last week, supports genotyping data generated by 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and FamilyTreeDNA.

The repository will provide phenotypic, proteomic, metabolomic, genomic datasets, treatment protocols, and more from, potentially, 10,000 autism patients and families.

The New York Genome Center will sequence genomes of patients who died of ALS and who have donated tissue samples to Target ALS.

The Journal of the American Medical Association catches up with Harold Varmus on the next stage of his career.

The NYGC is currently preparing to submit a number of additional clinical tests to the state including assays for cancer and constitutional disorders.

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According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.

Michael Caputo, the top Department of Health and Human Service spokesperson, is taking a leave of absence, CNN says.

CNBC reports that the CDC Director says a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine isn't likely to be generally available until the third quarter of 2021, timing President Donald Trump disputes.

In Nature this week: MassIVE.quant resource houses mass spectrometry-based proteomic data, influence of Viking genetics on European populations, and more.