Scripps Research Institute 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. Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations The funding and alliances mark the first step in the foundation's establishment of a pandemic prevention institute, which will collaborate with similar efforts elsewhere. San Diego Institutes Launch Coronavirus Testing, Research Initiative The effort aims to screen for SARS-CoV-2 in the San Diego community and study the virus' genome to better understand how it is transmitted. SARS-CoV-2 not Man-Made, Comparative Genomic Study Concludes Though it is unclear whether the virus became pathogenic before or after the jump from animals to humans, genomic features point to a natural source for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Court Upholds Illumina Victory in Scripps Research Institute Patent Battle The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower-court decision in favor of Illumina, which Scripps had sued over marketing of bead-based microarrays. Aug 22, 2019 Unreported Zika Outbreak in Cuba Uncovered With Genomics, Travel Surveillance Jan 22, 2019 Circulating B Cell Antibody Repertoire in Healthy Individuals is Highly Diverse, Study Reveals Jan 7, 2019 Metabolomics Informatics Field Remains Splintered Despite Recent Advances Premium Feb 26, 2018 Researchers Build Map of Sequence Constraints for Human Genome May 24, 2017 Genomic Studies Untangle Zika Virus Introduction, Spread Across Americas Jan 10, 2017 Pfizer, Scripps Research Institute Partner on DNA-Encoded Library Tech Oct 5, 2016 Scripps Research Institute Awarded Additional $87M for Greater Role in Precision Medicine Initiative Oct 4, 2016 Chemical Proteomic Probes Reveal Epigenetic Enzymes at Work in Human Cancer Cells Premium Aug 17, 2016 Scripps Scientists Optimize Ribozyme RNA Polymerase, Perform Protein-less PCR Premium Jun 23, 2016 Vaccine Development Stands to Benefit From Results of New Human Immune System Sequencing Project Premium May 3, 2016 Scripps Spinout iGenomX Plans to Improve Human Genome Assembly With New Library Prep Approach Premium Mar 15, 2016 Team IDs Gene Expression Patterns Associated With Kidney Transplant Rejection Oct 16, 2015 Scripps, German Institutions to Collaborate on Genomic Analysis of Human IPSCs Mar 30, 2015 Sciex, Mass Consortium Ink Software Reseller Agreement Mar 26, 2015 Scripps IDIOM Group Publishes First Data from Rare Disease WGS Effort Premium Feb 5, 2015 New Computational Framework Provides Pipelines for Reproducible Multi-Omics Data Analysis Premium Nov 4, 2014 Researchers Demonstrate Ion Torrent-based Sequencing Methods for B-cell Antibody Profiling Premium Jul 14, 2014 Transplant Genomics Licenses IP for Transplant Graft Status MDx Jan 30, 2014 California Provides $40M for Stanford-led Stem Cell Genomics Center Jan 30, 2014 Scripps Team Creates High-Fidelity Unnatural Base Pair with Eye Toward Biologics Premium Load More Breaking News Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Exome Sequencing Study Suggests More Disease Genes to be Found People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Amoy Diagnostics, Akoya Biosciences, Congenica, Lucence In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More Florida Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to $6.9M COVID-19 False Billing Scheme Pacific Biosciences Outlines Progress on Short-Read Sequencing at JPM, Partners With Canexia Health The Scan Close Panel Vote on Califf Nomination The New York Times reports there was a close committee vote to advance the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the US Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. Task Force Reports on Scientific Integrity Nature News writes that that a new task force report recommends that the US establish a cross-agency scientific integrity council. Across the Hall Genetic testing, closed-circuit cameras, and more show how a traveler, without any contact, infected others at a New Zealand quarantine facility, CNN reports. Science Paper Examines Influence of Chromatin Modifications on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Science this week: genes regulating chromatin modification may contribute to OCD risk.