University of Florida 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. DiaCarta Lands $2M SBIR Grant to Develop Radiation Toxicity Assay DiaCarta scientists will partner with the University of Florida Health Cancer Center to analyze blood samples from up to 500 cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy. NIH Awards Grants Supporting Social Epigenomics Research The funding will support research examining the epigenomic effects of social experiences and how they relate to health disparities. 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 Jun 3, 2011 University of Florida Breaks Ground on $45M Translational Research Building May 10, 2011 Florida Lands $5.4M for Sorghum Fuels Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.