University of Alberta BioMark Diagnostics Nabs Canadian Funding for Lung Cancer Liquid Biopsy The company is developing a metabolomic assay for early detection of lung cancer with academic collaborators at the University of Alberta. Canadian Government, Partners Commit C$59.8M to Natural Resources, Environmental Genomics Projects Funded projects include one developing environmental DNA analysis tools and another building a microbial platform to eliminate plastic waste. CareDx, NanoString Collaborate to Develop Organ Transplant Rejection Test CareDx will use NanoString's new Human Organ Transplant panel to develop HistoMap, a gene expression profiling test to identify allograft rejection. Genome Canada Awards C$76.7M in Research Grants The funding, provided in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, will support research applying genomics in agriculture and aquaculture. Controversial Ancestry Ad Reignites Discussion About Minorities and Consumer Genomics Consumer genomics companies have endeavored to reach out to minority communities with sometimes contentious results. Apr 24, 2019 New Insights on Genomics of Colorectal Cancer in Nigeria Leads to Dx Development Premium Jan 7, 2019 Metabolomics Informatics Field Remains Splintered Despite Recent Advances Premium May 26, 2017 Canadian Government, Partners Award Genomic Research Grants Sep 16, 2016 Breast Cancer Survival Associated With Tumor Small Nucleolar RNA Profile, Study Finds Mar 10, 2016 Genome Canada Announces Funding for Industry, Academic Research Partnerships Jan 23, 2015 Canada Invests C$3M in Metabolomics Instruments Jun 27, 2013 Alberta to Seek Listeria Markers for Food Safety Testing Mar 21, 2013 University of Alberta Team Develops Improved Cassette Version of 'In-Gel' PCR Array Technology Premium Apr 5, 2012 U of Alberta's Clinical Proof-of-Concept Study on PCR Gel Tech to Benefit Startup Aquila Dx Premium Oct 20, 2011 Genome Alberta Starts New $20M Livestock Genomics Projects Sep 21, 2011 Genome BC Providing $33M for Forest, Biofuel Genomics Projects Sep 8, 2011 Q&A: University of Alberta Team's Real-Time PCR Method Could Enable POC Blood-Based Malaria Dx Premium Mar 16, 2011 Canada Makes $3.5M Investment in Livestock Genomics Lab Jan 26, 2011 Centers Launched at University of Alberta to Improve Livestock and Crop Production Sep 9, 2010 U of Alberta Team Develops Gel-Based PCR Array; Licenses Tech to Infectious Disease Dx Startup Premium Dec 15, 2009 DNA in Alaskan Permafrost Offers Insights into Mammoth Extinction Feb 3, 2009 Genotyping Tech Guide Premium Jan 28, 2009 Informatics for the Other 'Omic Premium Breaking News IndyGeneUS AI Acquires Genetic Cryptocurrency Creator EncrypGen Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort Proteomic Profiling With Two Platforms Provides Complementary Gene, Protein, Phenotype Links Centogene Reports 17 Percent Drop in Q3 Revenues, Closing Down COVID Testing Business StageZero Raising C$4.2M in Private Placement of Stocks, Warrants NGeneBio Gets CE-IVD Mark for HLA Typing Assay The Scan Comfort of Home The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity. Keep Under Control Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says. Just Make It The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.