University of Melbourne PNAS Papers on Australian Mammal Museum Genomics, CD47 Blockade for Breast Cancer, More In PNAS this week: sequencing analysis of Australian museum rodent samples, CD47 blockade therapy may reduce trastuzumab resistance in HER2-positive breast cancer, and more. PLOS Papers on Plasmodium Falciparum Populations, Scabies Molecular Diagnostics, More In PLOS this week: analysis of Plasmodium population structure, qPCR assay to diagnose scabies, and more. PLOS Papers on Microbiome Tool, Ascaris Lipidome, Parasitoid Wasp Virus In PLOS this week: integrative software tool to analyze microbiome data, lipidome of ascariasis-causing nematode, and more. Measles Virus Diverged From Related Cow Pathogen Around Sixth Century BC, Sequencing Study Finds The timing of the divergence of the Measles morbillivirus and Rinderpest morbillivirus lineages traces to about when human populations began to live in cities. Australian Government Awards A$33M in Grants for Genomics Research The grants were awarded as part of Australia's Genomics Health Futures Mission, which was launched in 2018 as part of a broader health research initiative. May 28, 2019 Group A Streptococcus Vaccine Target Candidates Identified From Global Genome Set Dec 11, 2018 Epilepsy GWAS Leads to New Loci, Potential Drug Targets Oct 19, 2018 ASHG: Australian Newborn WES Project Combines Hearing Loss Dx With Optional Secondary Results Sep 6, 2018 Low-Frequency Antibiotic Resistance Mutations Revealed by New Amplicon Sequencing Method Premium Aug 17, 2018 International Consortium Sequences, Annotates Bread Wheat Reference Genome Jun 25, 2018 Breast, Lung Cancer Outcomes Informed by Gene Expression of Individual Infiltrating T Cells Jun 14, 2018 Breast, Lung Cancer Genetics Highlight Mutations Linked to Drug Response, Prognosis Mar 16, 2018 Genetic Technologies, University of Melbourne Partner on Breast Cancer Risk Test Dec 11, 2017 Tasmanian Tiger Genome Sequenced Oct 23, 2017 Studies Spell Out Common, Rare Variants Contributing to Breast Cancer Susceptibility Jun 23, 2017 Heart Disease Variants May Also Affect Reproductive Success May 22, 2017 Computational Model Offers Clues to Missing Heritability for Complex Human Traits Dec 12, 2016 Carmentix, U of Melbourne Launch Prenatal Biomarkers Initiative Nov 29, 2016 Genetic Technologies Licenses Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment Technology Sep 22, 2016 Transgenomic to Share Melbourne Research Data With Ventana Medical Systems Jul 8, 2016 Liquid Biopsy to Predict Colon Cancer Recurrence Moves Closer to Clinic Premium Sep 17, 2015 Transgenomic Licenses Liquid Biopsy Tech to University of Melbourne Sep 3, 2015 Australian Partners Link up With Fluidigm to Open Single-Cell Genomics Center Jul 22, 2015 U of Melbourne Launches Genomics Research Center for Infectious Disease Jun 26, 2015 Blowfly Genome Provides Clues for Curbing Flystrike Infections Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.