OHSU NanoString Technologies, OHSU Partner on Breast Cancer Spatial Protein Profiling Assay Development A new GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler assay will have up to 30 protein targets and will be validated for potential use as a laboratory-developed test. Dozens of Introduction Events Sparked SARS-CoV-2 Spread in Oregon, Sequence Data Suggests Premium At the ASHG conference, a researcher described efforts to sequence SARS-CoV-2 genomes from Oregon to investigate introductions, super-spreader events, and viral biology. Ymir Genomics Licenses Urine Biomarkers for Liver Disease Detection From OHSU Ymir Genomics and OHSU will share in any value created by the biomarkers and will jointly publish and validate the biomarkers in a large-scale multi-center study. New Methods Draw Single-Cell, Spatial Genomics Data Closer Together Premium At the Biology of Genomes virtual conference last week, several presentations focused on single-cell and spatial genomics data sets and how they could be complementary. Radiation-Boosted Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Premium Investigators have developed an approach called RAMP-Seq in which targeted radiation of a suspicious lesion vastly increase levels ctDNA, aiding detection and allowing genotyping. Jan 13, 2020 Taproot's Master Observational Trial Attempting to Gather Missing Outcomes Data in Precision Oncology Premium Jan 2, 2020 Taproot Health, Five Cancer Centers Agree to Conduct Precision Oncology Master Trial, Share Data May 7, 2019 Kiyatec Targeting Clinical Oncology Space With 3D Cell Culture Technology Premium Jan 10, 2019 Bioinformatics Startup Looks to Break Data Silos for Precision Medicine Premium Oct 17, 2018 Acute Myeloid Leukemia Analysis Brings Together Integrated Omic, Drug Response Profiles May 11, 2018 Genome Sequencing Increases Sensitivity of Preconception Carrier Screens, CSER Study Finds Nov 14, 2017 Ymir Genomics, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Collaborate to Develop HCC Biomarkers Sep 28, 2017 Biological Dynamics Signs Tech Access Deal With OHSU Aug 2, 2017 Gene Editing Used to Repair Inherited Mutation in Embryos May 26, 2017 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Wins $9.2M NCI Grant Apr 3, 2017 Biocept, OHSU Reach Deal on Liquid Biopsy Nov 10, 2016 NanoString, OHSU Partner on Myeloid Gene Expression Panels Oct 24, 2016 Precision Medicine Master Trial Aims to Tailor Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Premium Sep 21, 2016 Global Ocean Virus Genome Collection Sheds Light on Ecosystem Apr 4, 2016 Intel-OHSU Data Sharing Cloud to Include Pilot Projects in Prostate, Other Cancers Premium Mar 31, 2016 Dana-Farber, OICR Join OSHU-led Cancer Data Sharing Effort Feb 9, 2016 Immunovia Partners With Mount Sinai to Validate Pancreatic Cancer Blood Test Oct 5, 2015 OHSU, Immunovia Collaborate on Test for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer May 6, 2015 PNNL, OHSU Collaborate on Integrated Omics Research Sep 10, 2014 Genome Study Offers Insights into Gibbon Biology, Chromosomal Rearrangements Load More Breaking News BTIG Initiates Coverage of Berkeley Lights With Buy Rating Quest Diagnostics to Offer Biocept's Target Selector NGS Lung Cancer Test Novacyt 2020 Revenues Surge on Strong Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Products Leidos Wins CDC Bioinformatics Contract Worth up to $13M Thermo Fisher Scientific Next-Generation SARS-CoV-2 PCR Test Nabs CE-IVD Mark Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.