UMass Science Papers Examine Vitiligo Pathogenesis, CRIPSR Platform for SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Design In Science this week: single-cell sequencing analysis of vitiligo, and more. Single-Cell Sequencing Uncovers Signaling Pathways Involved in Skin Discoloration Disorder The analysis also suggested that unaffected skin from individuals with vitiligo may be in a subclinical inflammatory state. Science Presents Prize Winner for Single-Cell Genomic Methods, Study of Erlotinib Insensitivity in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer In Science this week: winner of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists, and more. BioFire Diagnostics, UMass Medical Coronavirus Tests Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization BioFire's test is designed to detect and differentiate between SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens, while UMass Medical's test is only for SARS-CoV-2. PNAS Papers on Rift Valley Fever, Malaria Vector Tracking, Circulating Extracellular MicroRNAs In PNAS this week: modeling of Rift Valley Fever spillover, Asian mosquito could pose malaria threat, and more. Mar 21, 2018 Loss-of-Function KIF5A Mutations Linked to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Oct 31, 2017 DoD Awards $10M to Consortium to ID New TB Drug Targets Aug 31, 2017 EBI Team Developing Genome Editing Resource for CRISPR Experimental Data Premium Feb 3, 2017 NHGRI Commits $31.5M to Expand ENCODE Project Oct 13, 2016 NIH Adds Four Medical Center Groups to Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Aug 9, 2016 Policy Changes Needed to Prevent Disparities in Genetically Based Medicine Jul 25, 2016 Novel ALS Susceptibility Variants Uncovered in Pair of Studies Mar 17, 2016 Team IDs Potential Gut Microbe Marker for Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Infants Jan 11, 2016 PAG Presentation Describes Dog Model for OCD; Crowdsourcing Study of Dog Behavior Genetics Oct 28, 2015 UMass Scientists Lead Effort to Excise Latent HIV With CRISPR/Cas9 Premium Sep 29, 2015 Court Rules Against University of Utah in RNAi IP Inventor Dispute Mar 24, 2015 Scientists Track Chromosomes with Multicolor GFP-tagged CRISPR/Cas9 Premium Feb 4, 2015 UMass-led Team Exploring Dendritic Cells as Model for Gene Expression Research Premium Jan 5, 2015 NHGRI Awards $28.3M to Uncover Secrets of Gene Regulation Oct 1, 2014 Population Study Prompts New View of Monarch Butterfly Migratory History Sep 26, 2014 NSF Awards $1.9M for Interdisciplinary Study of Bat Senses, Evolution Sep 4, 2014 Court Dismisses Suit over Inventorship of Seminal RNAi Patents Premium Aug 21, 2014 Genomics in the Journals Aug 21, 2014 Jan 6, 2014 Massachusetts Injects $8M into Joint UMass Boston, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Sep 12, 2013 Benitec Poised to Move HCV Drug into Clinic as Ag-bio Firms Oppose European Patents Premium 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.