NYU Genome Biology Papers on GWAS Fine-Mapping Method, COVID-19 Susceptibility, Rheumatoid Arthritis In Genome Biology this week: integrative fine-mapping approach, analysis of locus linked to COVID-19 susceptibility and severity, and more. Konica Minolta Joins Precede Consortium to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer The company will employ its Lattice platform to shepherd and translate genomic and other data toward the development of new early diagnostics and interventions. NYU Langone Health, Philips Integrate Informatics for FDA-Cleared Cancer Sequencing Panel Premium Philips has automated the informatics pipeline for NYU Langone's pan-cancer LDT and integrated its Genomics Workspace software with the health system's Epic EMR. NYU Langone Health Gets FDA Clearance for Solid Tumor Gene Sequencing Test The test uses next-generation sequencing to detect cancer-linked mutations in 607 genes to help guide patient treatment. Analysis Suggests Decreased Effectiveness A preprint suggests the Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may be less effective against the Delta and Lambda viral variants, according to the New York Times. Feb 16, 2021 Circulating Tumor DNA Provides Prognostic Clues in Advanced BRAF-Mutated Melanoma Cases Oct 26, 2020 CRISPR Screen Identifies Host Genes Needed for SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Potential Drug Targets Sep 17, 2020 New York City Opening Dedicated COVID-19 Testing Laboratory May 14, 2020 New Study Finds Abbott's ID Now SARS-CoV-2 Test Misses Sensitivity Mark Apr 9, 2020 Coronavirus Entered New York City Mainly From Europe, Genomic Studies Suggest Mar 23, 2020 3D Architecture of Chromatin in Leukemia Affects Gene Expression Mar 17, 2020 NYGC Researchers Develop CRISPR-Based Screen to Target RNA Viruses Like SARS-CoV-2 Premium Mar 2, 2020 Combining Omics Datasets Gives Insight Into Disease Development, ABRF Speakers Say Feb 26, 2020 Oral Microbiome Changes Implicated in Gum Inflammation in E-Cigarette Users Feb 14, 2020 Multi-Omic Endometrial Cancer Study Reveals Novel Pathways, Treatment Targets Feb 5, 2020 Basmati Rice Genome Assemblies Generated Using Nanopore Sequencing Jan 13, 2020 Integrated Single-Cell RNA-Seq, Array Spatial Transcriptomics Analysis Puts Cells Into Context Aug 15, 2019 Germline Genome Editing Governance Weighed by International Commission Premium May 2, 2019 Controversial Ancestry Ad Reignites Discussion About Minorities and Consumer Genomics Apr 11, 2019 Hirschsprung's Disease Genetic Analysis Reveals Mix of Common, Rare Risk Variants Jan 30, 2019 Computational Tool Speeds Up Bacterial ID, Surveillance Using Whole-Genome Sequencing Premium Aug 1, 2018 Two Research Teams Engineer Yeast With Fewer Chromosomes Than Typical Mar 2, 2018 Zika Dx Development Process Could Provide Roadmap for Other Tests, Rheonix, Collaborators Say Premium Jan 25, 2018 Tempus, NYU School of Medicine Form Precision Cancer Medicine Alliance Dec 1, 2017 Oral Microbiome Influences Risk of Esophageal Cancer Development Load More Breaking News GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing Persephone Biosciences, Janssen Biotech Ink Biomarker Discovery Agreement Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy PhenoTips Raises C$2.5M in Seed Funding Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Money Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test The Scan Two J&J Doses Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports. Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post. Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.