University of Leuven CRISPR Screens Identify Host Factors Required for SARS-CoV-2 Infection The study uncovered virus-specific as well as shared host factors, including a lysosomal protein that SARS-CoV-2 requires to infect primary lung cells. 10x Genomics Acquisitions Point Towards New In Situ Analyisis Platform Premium 10x will develop a third genomics platform, possibly combining Cartana's more sensitive chemistry with ReadCoor's instrument. Novigenix-led Collaboration Receives €1M European Funding for Colorectal Cancer Multi-Omics Research The group aims to develop a transcriptomic and epigenetic biomarker assay for early detection and relapse monitoring in colorectal cancer patients. Genetic, Genealogical Study Examines Historical Rates of Extramarital Paternity By uncovering mismatches between Y chromosomes and genealogies, researchers estimated historical rates of extra-pair paternity in Western Europe. Mission Bio Aims to Grow Single-Cell Genomics Market Share With CNV Analysis, Custom Panels Premium At Belgium's VIB, researchers have designed custom panels with CNV detection in mind to get better data on single-cell genomic changes during cancer treatment. Feb 6, 2019 Schizophrenia, Depression Studies Suggest Gut Microbiome May Influence Mental Health Jul 9, 2018 Lung Cancer Single-Cell RNA-Seq Study Sheds Light on Tumor Microenvironment Jun 8, 2018 Researchers Create CRISPR Method That Avoids Need for Unique Guide RNAs Dec 7, 2017 University Hospitals Leuven Joins Validation Effort for Agendia MammaPrint, BluePrint IVD Kit Nov 15, 2017 Healthy Gut Microbiome Variation, Disease-Related Declines Described in New Studies Jun 5, 2017 With Moon Software Launch, Diploid Aims to Accelerate Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Diseases Premium Jan 18, 2017 Agilent, Belgian Researchers Collaborate on Reproductive Genetics Sep 8, 2016 Beer Yeast Genomes Provide Insight on Domestication History, Industrial Use Sep 8, 2016 NIPT Can Reveal Maternal CNVs of Clinical Value, Belgian Study Finds Premium Apr 28, 2016 Gut Microbiome Makeup Influenced by Medication Use, Other Factors Mar 30, 2016 Familial Autoinflammatory Disease Traced to Missense Mutation in MEFV Jan 21, 2015 Incidental NIPT Finding Leads Leuven Team to New Blood Test for Hodgkin Lymphoma Premium Oct 2, 2014 Genomics in the Journals: Oct 2, 2014 Sep 13, 2013 Univ. of Manchester to Head $8M Radiotherapy Side Effects Biomarker Effort Jun 27, 2013 Belgian Genomics Centers Link up in New National Network Mar 11, 2013 EU Launches $12M Project to Search Deep Sea Trenches for Bioactive Compounds Nov 29, 2012 IP Watch: PrimeraDx, Hologic, Life Tech, Agilent, Luminex, 3M, Canon, Others Win US Patents Premium Aug 16, 2012 IP Watch: Abbott, KU-Leuven R&D, Wayne State U, Epigenomics, US DHHS, and Penn State Win US Patents Premium Jun 22, 2011 Quinvita Gets $1M Grant for Jatropha Studies May 31, 2011 Study Finds Clinical Worries over DTC Tests in Europe Load More Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.