UCLA Investigators See Future for NanoVelcro Cell Technology in Diagnosis of Pregnancy Complications Premium Researchers demonstrated that detection of single and clustered circulating trophoblasts could reliably differentiate placenta accreta from normal controls and other disorders, even early in gestation. Deepcell, UCLA Partner to Study AI Cell Biology Platform The company said the collaboration is the first under an academic partnership program to refine and advance its technology and explore specific applications. NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations The consortium aims to develop and evaluate methods for calculating polygenic risk scores for specific diseases, particularly for people of different ancestries. Cystic Fibrosis-Related Airway Cell Changes Revealed in Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Investigators identified key cellular subpopulations by comparing single-cell RNA sequencing profiles in airway samples from CF cases and controls. Host DNA Methylation Signatures May Predict Likelihood of Persistent, Resolving MRSA Infections A UCLA-led team uncovered differences in DNA methylation patterns between patients with persistent and resolving methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Feb 11, 2021 UCLA Receives $29M Donation for Precision Genomic Medicine Feb 11, 2021 UCLA Researchers Look to Validate Saliva as Sample Type for Lung Cancer Molecular Diagnostics Premium Jan 27, 2021 Spectrum Solutions, UCLA Partner to Study Saliva-Based Early-Stage Lung Cancer Detection Nov 18, 2020 SummerBio Raises $7.3M, Implements SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Testing at Los Angeles Schools Nov 16, 2020 Somatic Mutations in Lung Cancer Patients With HLA Supertype B44 Influence Immunotherapy Response Nov 16, 2020 UCLA Health, Regeneron Collaborate on Whole-Exome Sequencing Oct 16, 2020 NIH Kicks Off Second Stage of 4D Nucleome Program With $142M in Research Grants Oct 13, 2020 SomaLogic, Academic Collaborators Win $1M NSF Grant to Develop Proteomic Screening Assay Sep 8, 2020 UCLA 'Click Chip’ Detects Early-Stage Liver Cancer Biomarkers in Extracellular Vesicles Premium Apr 28, 2020 NCI Awards UCLA Researchers $2.8M to Develop Blood Test for Liver Transplant Candidate Selection Feb 12, 2020 Evidence of Ancient Admixture Found in Genomes of Modern West Africans Jan 7, 2020 Circulating Tumor Cell Collection, Analysis Methods Make Headway in 2019 Premium Dec 9, 2019 PAK4 Inhibition Increases Anti-PD-1 Response in Mouse Models Prompting Phase I Trial Oct 15, 2019 Researchers Identify DNA Methylation Signature Linked to Aging, Autism in Children Oct 7, 2019 Prostate Cancer Methylation Levels Linked to Regulatory Variants in Germline Sep 27, 2019 UCLA Team Using Electrochemical Liquid Biopsy for Placental Testing Under New NIH Grant Premium Aug 28, 2019 Vertebrate, Earth Genome Projects Provide Updates, Stress Impact on Conservation Aug 16, 2019 UCLA to Lead $10M Conservation Genomics Project Aug 12, 2019 'Click Chip' CTC Purification Method Enables Identification of Cancer-Linked Genetic Arrangements Premium Jul 31, 2019 Finnish Exomes Yield New Trait, Disease Associations Involving Rare, Deleterious Variants Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.