University of Gothenburg Human Gut Microbiome Continues to Develop Through Early Childhood The gut microbiome develops into its adult-like state throughout a child's first five years, but certain important taxa aren't acquired until later. Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Come With Altered Gut Microbiomes A new analysis highlighted a decrease in the abundance of butyrate-producing bacteria among individuals with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Awards $5.5M in Grants for Diagnostic Development The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners. PNAS Study Examines Effect of Age on Cell Division Rates, More In PNAS this week: cell division rates decline with age, different genetic lineages of chytrid fungus found, and more. Checkpoint Immunotherapy Response Described in Tumors with Gene Fusion-Based Neoantigens Starting with a head and neck cancer patient who showed an impressive response to pembrolizumab, researchers profiled gene fusion neoantigens in several tumor types. May 29, 2013 Study of Gut Microbe Metagenomes Unearths Gene Clusters for Predicting Diabetes Risk Oct 18, 2012 Swedish Team, Life Tech Develop Method for qPCR Analysis of Proteins, RNA, DNA in Single Cells Premium Feb 4, 2010 Q&A: Anders Stahlberg Shares Tips for Single-Cell Analysis via Real-Time qPCR Premium Jul 22, 2009 Biomarkers Show Promise for Classifying Those at Alzheimer's Risk Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.