Texas A&M Science Examines Genomic History of Ancient Cattle, More In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient cattle finds complex regional variation, and more. This Week in PLOS: May 20, 2019 In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more. LexaGene Continues Vet Dx Market Push, Explores Sequencing Sample Prep for Microfluidic PCR Tech Premium The firm aims to commercialize its platform for infectious disease testing in the US by mid to late 2019, and continues to explore additional financing options. LexaGene, Texas A&M Veterinary Dx Lab Collaborate on Pathogen Detection Testing As part of the collaboration, Texas A&M veterinarians will send canine urine samples to LexaGene for testing on its LX6 pathogen detection instrument. DoD Awards $10M to Consortium to ID New TB Drug Targets The consortium aims to identify tuberculosis protein targets and corresponding small molecule inhibitors that can be used to develop drugs to shorten therapy duration. Aug 10, 2016 Gliding Mammal Genome Reveals Primate Sister Group Apr 22, 2016 Galapagos Finch Beak Size Locus Identified by Resequencing Mar 8, 2016 Rapid, Inexpensive 'Lab-on-a-Drone' PCR Enabled With Convective Flow Thermal Cycling Premium Feb 11, 2015 Finch Genomes Offer New Details on Adaptive Radiation Described by Darwin Nov 11, 2014 Feline Genomes Offer Clues to Cat Traits, Domestication Apr 24, 2014 Texas A&M, Baylor, University of Houston Land $4.4M for Environmental Science Center Oct 30, 2013 Texas A&M Team Reaps $500K Grant for Cotton Genome Toolkit Project Oct 15, 2013 Texas A&M to Provide $1.3M for Genomics, Bioinformatics Grants Oct 2, 2013 Texas A&M Creates New Epigenetics Center to Research Phytochemicals Aug 13, 2013 Texas A&M Plans Bioinformatics, Genomics Engineering Center Jul 11, 2013 NIH Awards $2.3M in microRNA Research Grants in July Premium Jun 27, 2013 Texas A&M Launches Initiative to Pull Together Resources in Genomics Research Aug 2, 2012 Johns Hopkins-Led Team Shows Potential of Multiplex Allele-Specific PCR to Detect MDR-TB Premium Dec 15, 2011 Lynntech Developing Inexpensive Sample Prep, Testing Platforms for Point-of-Care MDx Premium Apr 19, 2011 USDA Awards Researchers $15M to Use Genotyping Arrays to Study Cattle Premium Apr 18, 2011 USDA Awards $14M for Cattle Research Projects Jun 4, 2010 Q&A: Texas A&M's Raffaele Montuoro on Parallelizing Illumina's Genome Analysis Pipeline Premium Jan 4, 2010 USDA Gives Grant to Texas A&M for Corn Genetics Nov 10, 2009 Biolog Nets $923K ARRA Grant to Upgrade Cell Array Platform Premium Aug 11, 2009 Texas A&M Lands $3M EPA Toxicity Grant Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.