University of Cambridge Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. Breakthrough Prize for mRNA, NGS Work The 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences goes to researchers whose work enabled mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and to next-generation sequencing developers. Europe's Genomics Community Wrestling With Uncertainty Presented by Privacy Legislation Premium At the European Society of Human Genetics meeting, experts discussed how to resolve questions raised by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation around genomic data sharing. Science Papers Explore Germline Mutational Processes, Molecular Origins of Barrett's Esophagus In Science this week: a compendium of mutational processes in the human germline, and more. Rare Mutations Associated With Significantly Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in New Study University of Cambridge and Broad Institute researchers found what could be a direct connection between clonal mosaicism and metabolic health. Jan 21, 2021 Breast Cancer Risk Gene Associations Refined in Large-Scale Studies Dec 8, 2020 Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Links Gut Development, Pediatric Crohn's Disease Nov 23, 2020 Rare Variant Study Suggests Blood Pressure Traits May Have Ties to Development, Heart Conditions Sep 16, 2020 Viking Age Human Migrations Untangled Through Ancient DNA Analysis Sep 8, 2020 Early Copy Number Changes Predict Progression of Barrett's Esophagus to Esophageal Cancer Sep 3, 2020 Blood Cell Traits Linked to Individual Loci, Polygenic Contributors in International Studies Jul 21, 2020 Less Painful Childbirth Associated With Rare Variant in Ion Channel Gene Jun 25, 2020 Inivata Demonstrates Potential of ctDNA Assay for Cancer Recurrence, MRD Applications Premium Jun 24, 2020 Whole-Genome Sequencing Study Identifies Four Novel Disease-Causing Variants Jun 23, 2020 Patient-Specific ctDNA Detection Method Could Improve MRD Monitoring for Cancer Recurrence Premium Jun 11, 2020 Diversity Problem Hinders Adoption of Polygenic Risk Scores, According to ESHG Panel Jun 8, 2020 Microbiotica, Cambridge Researchers to Study Microbiome Impact on Immunotherapy Response May 7, 2020 Primary Immunodeficiency Study Highlights Monogenic, Common Variant Disease Contributors Apr 8, 2020 Novacyt, AstraZeneca, GSK, University of Cambridge Partner to Increase SARS-CoV-2 Testing in UK Mar 26, 2020 Positive Selection Influences Clonal Hematopoiesis That Occurs in Blood During Aging Mar 25, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium to Reveal Viral Spread, Evolution Mar 23, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium Launches With £20M in Government, Wellcome Trust Funding Feb 18, 2020 Endometrial Cancer Study Identifies 24 Variants Linked to Disease Predisposition Dec 23, 2019 New Genetic Score Predicts Stroke Risk Better Than Established Risk Factors Nov 8, 2019 Wellcome Sanger Institute Commits $11.8M to Darwin Tree of Life Project Load More Breaking News 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 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test 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 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.