Stanford Deepcell Partners With Stanford University on Human Cell Atlas Project The project aims to build a benchmark human cell atlas of 2 million cells collected from 25 organs of eight people. CRISPR Researchers Engineer Highly Efficient Miniature Cas System The CasMINI system is less than half the size of currently used CRISPR systems such as Cas9 or Cas12a, and can drive high levels of gene activation. Science Papers Present Approach to Predict 3D RNA Structures, Endometrial Therapeutic Target In Science this week: computational method to predict three-dimensional RNA structures, and more. Nature Papers Present 3D Maps of Single-Cell DNA Organization, Structure of Conserved SARS-CoV-2 Element, More In Nature this week: mapping the 3D DNA organization of single cells, cryo-electron structure of frameshift stimulation element of SARS-CoV-2, and more. Genome Biology Papers on Death Camp Forensics, Cancer Co-Regulation, Single-Cell Splice Junctions In Genome Biology this week: genetic evidence finds death camp remains belonged to members of Ashkenazi Jewish population, gene co-regulation of chromatin in cancer, and more. Jun 2, 2021 Foresight Diagnostics Raises $12.5M in Series A to Commercialize MRD Detection Tech May 24, 2021 AACR Presentations Highlight Power of Large Tumor Atlases in Studies of Cancer Progression Premium May 5, 2021 Maternal Blood Proteomic, Metabolomic Changes Could Predict Onset of Labor Apr 28, 2021 DermTech Partners With Stanford School of Medicine to Study Chronic Skin Disorder Apr 12, 2021 Amazon to Give Out $12M Under Next Phase of AWS Diagnostics Development Initiative Mar 25, 2021 Wild Animal Gut Microbiomes Reveal New Species, Ties to Host Traits Mar 17, 2021 Genomics Plc Looks to Grow 'Genomic Prevention' With Polygenic Risk Scores Premium Mar 12, 2021 Stanford Team Profiling Omics of COVID-19 Vaccine Response Premium Mar 3, 2021 Deepcell Advancing AI-Driven Cell Morphology Tech for Single-Cell Genomics, Liquid Biopsy Premium Feb 11, 2021 Fluidigm CEO Lays Out Plan for 'Durable' Diagnostics, Clinical Business Post-COVID Premium Feb 3, 2021 Stanford Team Developing Low-Cost, At-Home, Molecular COVID-19 Saliva Test Premium Jan 29, 2021 Stanford Launches Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing for Inherited Cardiovascular Testing Premium Jan 27, 2021 Heart Transplant Cell-Free DNA Test Enables Earlier Detection of Acute Rejection Than Biopsy Premium Jan 19, 2021 Blood, Urine Biomarker Study Leads to Linked Loci, Disease-Related Risk Scores Dec 28, 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Development of CRISPR as a Diagnostic Platform in 2020 Dec 17, 2020 Stanford Team Develops Mathematical Model of ctDNA Shedding to Predict Lung Cancer Tumor Size Premium Dec 7, 2020 Deepcell Closes $20M Series A Financing Round Dec 2, 2020 Judge Denies Natera Motion to Invalidate CareDx, Stanford Patents Nov 30, 2020 FDA Reissues EUA for Stanford Health Care Coronavirus Test to Include Self-Collected Nasal Swabs Nov 18, 2020 Single-Cell Atlas of Human Lung Identifies New, Known Cell Types 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 is 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.