University of Alabama at Birmingham Eurofins Viracor, Cleveland Clinic Sign License Deal for Kidney Transplant Rejection Biomarker Test The test, which was developed by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Alabama, looks for RNA molecules in urine that indicate rejection. Clouded 'Crystal Ball' According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic. PNAS Papers on Disease Gene Selection, Conserved Coronavirus Domain, Horizontal Gene Transfer In PNAS this week: selection affecting inborn errors of immunity, structure of an ADP ribose-hydrolyzing protein macrodomain in a bat coronavirus, and more. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on Coronavirus, Tumor Expression-Methylation, Microbiome Resources In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of coronavirus gene, pathway, and gene signature data; updates to MethHC database; and more. PNAS Papers on Mesothelioma Risk, Streptococcus Host Transcriptomes, Retinoblastoma Tumorigenesis In PNAS this week: variants in Bloom syndrome-related gene increase mesothelioma risk, Streptococcus host transcriptome atlas, and more. Nov 9, 2018 National Cancer Institute Awards $4M to Brain Tumor Sequencing Projects Dec 28, 2017 Mutations in Cluster of NF1 Codons Associated With More Severe Neurofibromatosis Aug 29, 2017 NIH Names Healthcare Provider Networks to Aid in Precision Medicine Initiative Enrollment Apr 18, 2017 Boeing Grants ACS, HudsonAlpha, UAB $100K for Kidney Cancer Research Mar 17, 2017 HudsonAlpha's 'Elective Genome' for Healthy Individuals Adds to Emerging Field Premium Mar 9, 2017 University of Alabama at Birmingham, HudsonAlpha Partner on Statewide Genomic Health Initiative Dec 14, 2016 NIH Funds $170M Consortium to Study Molecular Effects of Physical Activity Jul 6, 2016 Genomic Medicine Education Gets $3.5M Boost From NIH Jun 5, 2016 Secondary Tumor Risk Variants Sought in Pediatric Cancer Survivors Feb 10, 2016 Circulogene Theranostics Partners With UAB to Research Liquid Biopsy Effectiveness Sep 23, 2015 UAB Heads Partnership Focusing on Patient Care for Mitochondrial Diseases Aug 20, 2015 Comparative Sequencing Study Sheds Light on Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Evolution Feb 23, 2015 Molecular Testing Shows Bacterial Cause of Sore Throat as Common as Strep Premium Feb 10, 2015 Hugh Kaul Foundation Gifts $7M for UAB Personalized Medicine Institute Jun 12, 2013 Multi-institutional GWAS IDs Variant to Improve Warfarin Dosing in People of African Descent Premium Jul 3, 2012 Team Takes Step Toward Tailoring MspA Protein for Pore-Only Nanopore Sequencing Strategy Premium Jun 2, 2011 Study Shows PCR-Based Saliva Test Effective for Detecting CMV Infection in Infants Premium Apr 15, 2010 JAMA Study Claims PCR-Based Blood Test Ineffective for Detecting CMV Infection in Infants Premium Dec 18, 2009 PDB Removes One of 12 Structures Believed to be Falsified, Awaits Journal Retractions for Others Premium Sep 29, 2009 Burzynski Using UAB for Bioinformatics Load More Breaking News Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Pacific Biosciences With Buy Rating Alternative Genetic Counseling Approach Leads to Higher Patient Satisfaction, Study Suggests Novacyt H1 Revenues Down 15 Percent Amid SARS-CoV-2 Contract Dispute Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, FDA, Grail, and More Genetic Testing Results Influence Epilepsy Patient Care and Outcomes, Study Presented at NSGC Finds In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and 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.