University of Florida Gut Microbiome Shifts in Pancreatic Cancer Patients Point to Predictive Potential Metagenomic and targeted sequencing analyses on stool and saliva samples suggest gut microbiome profiling may help find those at risk of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Evolution of Dengue Virus Antigens Reflected in Outbreaks in Thailand An international team sequenced 1,944 dengue virus isolates collected in Bangkok over 20 years as part of an effort to follow DENV antigen evolution. Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations The funding and alliances mark the first step in the foundation's establishment of a pandemic prevention institute, which will collaborate with similar efforts elsewhere. SARS-CoV-2 Genomes Let Researchers Retrace Viral Spread, Mitigation Effects Researchers have been using Nextstrain, which includes data for thousands of SARS-CoV-2 genomes, to study how the virus accrues mutations over time. NIH Announces Upcoming Genomic Medicine Studies The trials are part of the second phase of the Implementing Genomics in Practice program, which is slated to receive $42 million in funding over 5 years. Oct 15, 2018 DiaCarta Lands $2M SBIR Grant to Develop Radiation Toxicity Assay Nov 1, 2017 NIH Awards Grants Supporting Social Epigenomics Research Feb 3, 2017 Commercial Adoption of Ion Mobility Technology Drives Multi-Omics Applications Premium Dec 14, 2016 NIH Funds $170M Consortium to Study Molecular Effects of Physical Activity Nov 20, 2015 UF Health Researchers Find Huntington Disease Gene Produces Mutant Proteins Jul 9, 2015 St. Jude, Collaborators Awarded $15M NIH Grant to Support Leukemia Genomic Research Premium Dec 12, 2014 Study Shows Exclusion of Relevant Genotypes Causes Warfarin PGx Failure in African Americans Premium Jun 9, 2014 Analysis of Citrus Genomes Offers Peek into Domestication of Oranges, Mandarins Dec 4, 2013 Two Conflicting Prospective, RCTs on Warfarin PGx Provide No Definitive Guidance to Physicians Premium Sep 20, 2013 NIH Funds Three Metabolomics Resource Centers Sep 18, 2013 NIH Alzheimer's Funding Blast Fuels Omics-focused Projects Aug 21, 2013 After Plavix PGx Experience, UF Rolling Out Similar Genetic Testing Program to Community Settings Premium Jul 3, 2013 NHGRI Funds New Clinical Genomics Consortium Jul 3, 2013 MDx/CDx Focus: MDxHealth Gains Access to Japanese CDx Market; UF Awarded NHGRI Grant Premium Jun 6, 2013 Genomics in the Journals: Jun 6, 2013 Jun 28, 2012 U of Florida PGx Program Adopts Life Tech OpenArray Assays to Screen Catheterization Patients Premium Jun 27, 2012 UF to Genotype All Comers at Cath Lab to Personalize Treatment with Plavix, Eventually Other Drugs Premium Apr 16, 2012 U of Florida Lands $1M Keck Grant Oct 5, 2011 Former FDA Official Larry Lesko to Lead Pharmacology, Personalized Rx Studies at U of Florida Premium Jun 28, 2011 Variability Across RNA-seq Experiments Suggests Need for Careful Study Design Premium Load More Breaking News Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms ALL Genomes Marked by High DNA Methylation Levels Cepheid Gets CE Mark for Updated Rapid COVID MDx Test Mainz Biomed, Dante Labs Partner to Commercialize ColoAlert in Europe, UAE CellCarta Acquires Rights to Targeted Protein Assays from Fred Hutch Spinout Precision Assays Genetic Analysis, Omnigene Medical Technologies Ink Distribution, Tech Transfer Deal The Scan Monkeypox Case Found in US The New York Times says that a case of monkeypox has now been reported in the US. Effects on Fetal Screening Wired writes that changes to US abortion laws could affect screening for fatal congenital conditions. 'Pharma Bro' Out of Prison The Wall Street Journal reports that Martin Shkreli has been released from prison to a halfway house. Nature Papers Present Cultivate Oat Genome, Benchmarking of Spatial and Single-Cell Transcriptomic Integration Methods In Nature this week: reference genome of the cultivated oat, and more.