UCSD 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. Tech-Boosted Genome Assembly Helps Resolve Closely Related Microbes in Metagenomic Sample Led by researchers from the USDA and UCSD, the team assembled genomes with the help of PacBio's HiFi reads and Phase Genomics' Hi-C assays. FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for UCSD Molecular COVID-19 Test The PCR-based test was developed by the UCSD BCG Expedited Covid Identification Environment (EXCITE) Lab. UCSD Developing SARS-CoV-2 At-Home, Molecular Test Leveraging CRISPR, Isothermal Amplification Premium UCSD said it has inked a joint development agreement with an undisclosed diagnostic test developer with the aim of commercializing its approach. Sequencing Study Points to Prenatal Development Syndrome, Possible Treatment Strategy With the help of sequencing, researchers identified several families affected by Zaki syndrome, caused by potentially targetable mutations affecting Wnt signaling. Sep 2, 2021 PROPER-Seq Uses NGS to ID Undiscovered Protein-Protein Interactions Premium Aug 12, 2021 Clonal Mosaic Variants in Sperm Are Stable Over Time, Play Role in Hereditary Disease Transmission May 27, 2021 Large-Scale Depression Genetic Study Uncovers Additional Risk Loci, Ties to Potential Drugs Feb 17, 2021 Cancer Detection Firm Micronoma Raises $3.5M Feb 11, 2021 Neanderthal Gene Variant Alters Neurodevelopment in Human Brain Organoids Jan 28, 2021 Million Veteran Program GWAS Uncovers Genetic Loci Linked to PTSD Jan 25, 2021 Fluxergy Aiming to Provide Low-Cost, Multimodal Testing for SARS-CoV-2, Other Disease Targets Premium Jan 13, 2021 Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Finds Contribution From De Novo Tandem Repeat Mutations Oct 16, 2020 NIH Kicks Off Second Stage of 4D Nucleome Program With $142M in Research Grants Sep 11, 2020 Genomic Epidemiology Studies Retrace Sources of Early SARS-CoV-2 Outbreaks in US, Europe Sep 10, 2020 SkylineDx, Imperial College London, UCSD Partner to Develop Kawasaki Disease Test Aug 21, 2020 UCSD Startup Micronoma Eyes Early-Stage Cancer Diagnostic Space With Microbial Technology Premium Aug 21, 2020 Single-Cell Analysis Reveals Ulcerative Colitis Tissue, Immune Features Aug 17, 2020 Pan-Cancer Study Reveals Extrachromosomal DNA Frequency, Possible Survival Impacts Aug 13, 2020 Cancer Detection Tech Startup Micronoma Raises $3M in Seed Funding Aug 5, 2020 TargetCancer Foundation Initiates Precision Medicine Study for Rare Cancers Aug 3, 2020 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorizations for Zeesan Biotech, UCSD Coronavirus Tests Jun 30, 2020 Fluxergy, Mass General Brigham Partner to Evaluate Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Testing System Jun 16, 2020 San Diego Institutes Launch Coronavirus Testing, Research Initiative Apr 20, 2020 Loss-of-Function Mutation in BAF Subunit Gene Tied to Recessive Autism Load More Breaking News Flatiron Health, Japanese Hospital Partner on Real-World GI Cancer Database Abbott Q4 Diagnostics Revenues Grow 3 Percent, Full-Year Revenues up 25 Percent Molecular Diagnostics Firm Mainz Biomed Prices $22.5M Follow-on Share Offering Dante Labs to Refund COVID-19 Test Customers Following UK Regulatory Investigation Lifespan Linked to Lower Protein Synthesis Gene Expression Pathogenic Variants in Disease-Causing Genes Have Low Penetrance on Average, Study Finds The Scan Sensor to Spot SARS-CoV-2 Exposure Yale researchers have developed a sensor that gauges SARS-CoV-2 exposure, according to the New Haven Register. Watching BA.2 A subtype of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant has been found in a number of countries, the Washington Post says. Vermont Weighs Genetic Discrimination Bill VT Digger reports Vermont legislators are considering a bill to bar insurer from denying customers coverage based on genetic information. PNAS Papers on Convergent Pathogen Effectors, Lineage-Related RNA Mutations, Desiccation-Tolerant Grass In PNAS this week: convergent evolution of pathogen effectors, algorithm to identify cell lineage features, and more.