University of British Columbia Cervical Cancer Study in Ugandan Women Finds HPV-Specific Tumor DNA Methylation, Gene Expression The researchers found that changes in histone modification at HPV integration events were correlated with upregulation of nearby genes and endogenous retroviruses. Infant Gut Microbiome Correlates With Bacteria in Mother's Breast Milk, Study Finds The researchers noted that breast milk bacteria contributed to overall infant gut microbiota variation to a similar extent as other modifiers, such as birth mode. ALK Gene Linked to Natural Thinness in Genetic, Functional Studies In animal models, loss of ALK was associated with protection from obesity, even when the animals were on a high-fat diet. Genome BC Announces C$10M to Study Clinical Genomics Implementation The funding, part of a larger initiative by Genome Canada, will support two studies in British Columbia that will evaluate genomics in healthcare. Monogenic Hypercholesterolemia Increases Cardiovascular Disease Risk More Than Polygenic Form Understanding the genetic causes of hypercholesterolemia could provide prognostic information to help treat patients, the researchers said. Jan 24, 2020 British Columbia Team to Study Campylobacter Omics With $500K in Genome BC, Genome Canada Funding Oct 15, 2019 Researchers Identify DNA Methylation Signature Linked to Aging, Autism in Children Jul 26, 2019 Genome Canada Awards C$76.7M in Research Grants Jul 24, 2019 Gray Foundation Awards $25M in Cancer Research Grants Mar 18, 2019 Nanopore Sequencing Adapter Enables Low-Cost Experiments, May Broaden Technology's Use Premium Jan 2, 2019 Circulating Tumor Cell Capture Technologies Expand in 2018 Premium Jul 17, 2018 Genetic Variant in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Associated With Treatment-Induced Liver Damage May 23, 2018 Single-CTC Collection Method Integrates Hydrogel Encapsulation, Laser Dissection Premium May 1, 2018 CanSeq150 Sets Out to Sequence 150 Diverse Species Premium Mar 9, 2018 Johns Hopkins flowFISH Cytometry Assay Predicts Risk of Genetic Diseases Premium Feb 1, 2018 Newly Funded Genome Canada Projects Focus on Proteomics, Rare Disease, Crop Genomics Premium Jan 23, 2018 Genome Canada, Partners Commit C$255M to Fund Genomics Research Jan 15, 2018 Canadian Partners Get Genome Canada Funding to Build DivSeek Bioinformatics Resource Dec 19, 2017 Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Response Linked to Homologous Recombination Deficiency Score Nov 17, 2017 NanoString-Based Pan-Sarcoma Fusion Gene Assay Shows Promise as First-Line Dx Premium May 26, 2017 Canadian Government, Partners Award Genomic Research Grants Apr 24, 2017 Ovarian Cancer Genomic Analysis Reveals Seven Disease-Stratifying Clusters Apr 19, 2017 Canada's iTARGET Consortium Aims to Develop Multi-Omics-Based Diagnostic Tools for Autism Premium Jan 9, 2017 UBC Group Debuts Single-Cell Sequencing Method Without Whole Genome Amplification Premium Oct 11, 2016 Genome Canada, Partners Commit C$19M to Genomic Research Projects Load More Breaking News Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.