University of Glasgow GWAS Uncovers Sex-Based Differences in Genetic Origins of Chronic Pain The researchers still found, though, that chronic pain in men and women is genetically correlated. SARS-CoV-2 Evolution in Bats May Have Resulted in Highly Efficient Human Pathogen There may have been an intermediary species that passed SARS-CoV-2 from bats to humans, but a new study says the virus evolved to be a generalist infector. UK Startup Gabriel Precision Oncology Leans on Congenica to Broaden NGS Use in Cancer Testing Premium Spun out of the Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory, Gabriel wants targeted sequencing to become the norm for all somatic cancer patients. Congenica, Gabriel Precision Oncology Partner on Clinical Interpretation for Somatic Cancer Testing University of Glasgow spinout Gabriel Precision Oncology will contribute a bioinformatics pipeline derived from cancer tissue samples to accelerate MDx adoption. SARS-CoV-2 Introduced Into Scotland Hundreds of Times, Phylogenetic Analysis Finds An analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomes from early COVD-19 patients in Scotland shows the virus was introduced there multiple times, typically from continental Europe. May 5, 2020 Scottish Researchers, Oxford BioDynamics Partner to Identify Epigenetic COVID-19 Biomarkers Premium Jun 17, 2019 University of Glasgow Team to Integrate Genomics Into New Cancer Clinical Trials Network Premium Nov 1, 2018 RNA Virus Reservoir, Vector Predictions From Genome Data May Help Prevent Disease Outbreaks Apr 11, 2018 Pfizer, Oxford BioDynamics, U of Glasgow Researchers Develop Approach to Gauge Response to RA Drug Premium Apr 27, 2017 Scottish Genomes Partnership Accelerates Genomic Analysis With Hand From Edinburgh Computing Center Premium Feb 16, 2017 Pancreatic Tumor Analysis Leads to Risky Germline Mutations Jul 5, 2016 New U of Manchester Center Looks to Grow Proteomics for Diagnostics, Drug Discovery Premium Jul 27, 2015 U of Glasgow Receives £3.4M Award to Establish Molecular Pathology Node Mar 25, 2015 Scottish Universities Awarded £4.2M to Fight HAIs Jan 12, 2015 U Edinburgh, U Glasgow Launch $22.7M Scottish Genomes Partnership Mar 4, 2014 University of Glasgow Reaps $5M for Clinical Stratified Medicine Programs Jun 11, 2013 Oxford BioDynamics, University of Glasgow Reach Epigenetic Biomarker Deal Mar 7, 2013 Miragen Licenses miR-145 IP from University of Glasgow Premium Oct 28, 2011 Researchers Characterize Genomic Variation in Flesh-Eating Disease Parasites Mar 31, 2009 Paired Ends: Mar 31, 2009 Premium Feb 24, 2009 Aussie Cytogeneticists Say Diagnostics 'Improved' After Switching to Array-Based Testing Premium Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.