University of Colorado, Denver Childhood Ependymoma Single-Cell Sequencing Study Reveals New Cellular Subpopulations Using 26 pediatric ependymoma patient samples, researchers sequenced 18,500 single cells to classify and analyze discrete neoplastic subpopulations. Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Biobank Begins Returning Participant PGx Results Premium The group is mailing pharmacogenetic information back to patients, with plans to deliver genetic disease risk and carrier screening results. CU Cancer Center Team Wins $3M NCI Grant to Study Genetics of Aggressive Prostate Cancer The team will use a combination of genomics, pathology, and computer modeling to identify potential new therapeutic targets of the disease. Research Groups Seek Biomarkers of Asthma Drug Resistance in Populations With African Ancestry Premium CU Denver and UC San Francisco teams are independently performing whole-genome sequencing to find genes involved in reduced efficacy of a common bronchodilator drug. NIH Funds $170M Consortium to Study Molecular Effects of Physical Activity The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples. Feb 1, 2016 Illumina Partners With Four Institutions to Genotype Biobank Samples Jan 22, 2016 Colorado Researchers Find Different Genetic Drivers of Colorectal Cancer in Old and Young Oct 19, 2015 Sequenom, UC School of Medicine to Assess Liquid Biopsy Technology Feb 18, 2009 Tech Transfer Tidbits: Feb 18, 2009 Premium Feb 5, 2009 NIH Funding for Proteomics Fall 3 Percent in FY 2008 as Number of Grants Slides 8 Percent Premium Breaking News Delfi Diagnostics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Partner to Advance Cancer Screening Technology Mirvie Raises $60M in Series B Funding Interpace Biosciences Posts 6 Percent Revenue Increase in Q1 Ginkgo Bioworks Q1 Revenues More Than Triple FDA Issues First EUA for Non-Prescription COVID-19/Flu/RSV Test Hearing Loss GWAS Meta-Analysis Highlights Cochlear Structure Role in Hearing Impairment The Scan Novavax Anticipates Authorization Novavax expects to receive US Food and Drug Administration authorization for vaccine soon, according to CNBC. Some Old Microbes Indeed Vice reports that researchers may have uncovered 830-million-year-old microbes. PNAS Papers on Meiotic Crossover, RNA Targeting, SNAT7 mTORC1 Regulation In PNAS this week: meiotic crossover formation in C. elegans, approach to identify small molecules affecting RNA activity, and more. PLOS Papers on Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Russia, Avian Influenza in Australia, More In PLOS this week: Researchers isolate CCHFV; avian influenza A virus patterns characterized; more.