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. Cell Studies on Early SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Severe COVID-19, TB Targets In Cell this week: analysis of SARS-CoV-2 spread in Louisiana, host responses to COVID-19, and more. 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. Cases and Variants The Wall Street Journal reports that India is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases and increased circulation of viral variants. And Now Spreading in the US A preprint indicates that the SARS-CoV-2 variant identified in the UK is spreading rapidly in the US, the Washington Post reports. 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 In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.