UC Davis Study Uncovers Dynamics at Play During Hunter-Gatherer Transition to Agriculture Genotyping, anthropological, and other data elucidated the dynamics behind a hunter-gatherer-to-agricultural transition in a present-day population in Ethiopia. NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study The project will use genomic and other health data from All of Us Research Program participants to study factors that can inform personalized nutrition recommendations. Uptick in SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Variation Aligns With Rise in COVID-19 Cases A new measure of viral genomic diversity could be used to forecast where cases are on the rise and help officials make decisions about public health interventions. DoE Awards $64M in Funding to Groups Using Genomics to Study Plants, Microbes The projects are focused on the impact of microbe communities on soil nutrient cycling, and the relationship between gene function and beneficial plant traits. Vertebrate, Earth Genome Projects Provide Updates, Stress Impact on Conservation Illumina is contributing reagents for 100 genomes worth of short-read sequence data to help scientists generate 100 new high-quality reference genomes. Aug 21, 2019 NIH Awards $940K to Johns Hopkins-Led Team for Extracellular Vesicle Research Aug 16, 2019 UCLA to Lead $10M Conservation Genomics Project Feb 25, 2019 Strawberry Genome Assembly Reveals Octoploid Plant's Diploid Roots Jan 7, 2019 Metabolomics Informatics Field Remains Splintered Despite Recent Advances Premium Oct 11, 2018 Family Ties Can Compromise Genomic Data Privacy, New Studies Suggest Aug 31, 2018 NSF Awards $10M in EDGE Program Grants Aug 6, 2018 Study Describes Design, Validation of Foundation Medicine's Blood-Based TMB Test Jun 25, 2018 USDA Awards UC Davis $2.5M Grant for Cow Genomics Project Jun 14, 2018 Breast, Lung Cancer Genetics Highlight Mutations Linked to Drug Response, Prognosis Feb 9, 2018 Genome Editing Reaching Farm Animals, Though Regulatory Uncertainty Looms Premium Jan 24, 2018 Earth BioGenome Project, Earth Bank of Codes Partner to Develop Global Data Infrastructure Jan 18, 2018 African Orphan Crops Consortium Tackles 101 Crop Genomes, Training in Africa Dec 13, 2017 Virome Project Aims to Outfox Pandemics With Global Virus Atlas Premium Dec 5, 2017 Space Station Microbes Similar to Those Found in Houses Nov 6, 2017 NIH Awards $9M in Funding to Support Data Commons Pilot Phase Oct 26, 2017 UC Davis, Front Range Biosciences Partner on Cannabis Genome Research Sep 7, 2017 NIH Awards Nearly $100M Over Five Years for Autism Research Aug 31, 2017 Tempus, UC Davis Cancer Center Form Personalized Medicine Alliance Apr 18, 2017 UC-Davis, Dovetail Genomics Approach Chromosome-Scale Assemblies for AgBio With Lettuce Genome Premium Apr 4, 2017 MERS-Related Coronavirus Characterized From Ugandan Bat Samples Load More Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Qiagen, Thermo Fisher, Bionano Genomics, BillionToOne, More People in the News at Illumina Ventures, Element Biosciences, Epigenomics, Exagen, More Genomic Approaches Boost Rare Disease Diagnoses in Middle Eastern Patient Population GeneDx to Raise $150M in Public and Direct Stock Offerings In Brief This Week: T2 Biosystems, Novacyt, OpGen, Dante Genomics, Nautilus Biotechnology, More The Scan Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups. Genome-Wide Analysis Sheds Light on Genetics of ADHD A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder appearing in Nature Genetics links 76 genes to risk of having the disorder. MicroRNA Cotargeting Linked to Lupus A mouse-based study appearing in BMC Biology implicates two microRNAs with overlapping target sites in lupus. Enzyme Involved in Lipid Metabolism Linked to Mutational Signatures In Nature Genetics, a Wellcome Sanger Institute-led team found that APOBEC1 may contribute to the development of the SBS2 and SBS13 mutational signatures in the small intestine.