University of Michigan GranatumX Platform Gathers Single-Cell Analysis Tools for Researchers, Bioinformatics Developers Premium Earlier this month, GranatumX, which uses a web-based graphical environment, was approved for the Human Cell Atlas Data Portal's analysis tools registry. Jackson Laboratory Wins $3.4M NHGRI Grant to Study Workplace Genomic Testing Jackson Laboratory researchers will lead an interdisciplinary team of experts to study the employee health benefits of workplace genetic testing. Complex Genetics Identified for Heart Condition Affecting Seemingly Healthy Young Women A spontaneous coronary condition that is overrepresented in young women had a polygenic risk score linked to lower-than-usual atherosclerosis-related heart disease risk. RenalytixAI Inks Kidney Disease Dx Deals With University of Michigan, Global Pharmaceutical Firm RenalytixAI's flagship product is KidneyIntelX, which applies artificial intelligence to patient data to aid in the treatment of progressive kidney disease. Germline Results From Tumor-Normal Sequencing Guides Precision Therapy in Advanced Cancer Patients Two studies presented at ASCO's virtual annual meeting demonstrated the clinical utility of germline findings in guiding treatment decisions in cancer. May 19, 2020 UMich Online Tool Aims to Improve Identification of Patients With Hereditary Cancer Risk Premium Jan 8, 2020 Obesity Polygenic Risk Score Relatively Poor Predictor of Midlife BMI in Longitudinal Study Oct 16, 2019 Cytek Pushing Boundaries of Flow Cytometry With Updated Spectral Analyzer Premium Jul 31, 2019 Finnish Exomes Yield New Trait, Disease Associations Involving Rare, Deleterious Variants Jun 14, 2019 Genes for Good Project Seeks Funding, Collaborations to Advance Use of Genetic Database Premium Jun 6, 2019 TAPUR Study Investigators Report First Positive Findings, Pursuing Tissue-Agnostic Cohorts Premium May 28, 2019 Microfluidic Device Enables CTC Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Premium May 22, 2019 Rare Type 2 Diabetes Risk Variants Identified in Exome Sequencing Study May 14, 2019 Sequencing Method Detects Previously Unseen RNA Fragments in Plasma Premium Apr 2, 2019 AACR Liquid Biopsy Studies Demonstrate Diversity of Methods for Early Cancer Detection Premium Feb 7, 2019 Cancer-Associated Circular RNAs Catalogued Across Tumor Types Sep 11, 2018 UMich Researcher Wins $6.5M NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Sep 4, 2018 Diverticular Disease GWAS Leads to Dozens of New Risk Loci Jul 30, 2018 Massive Atrial Fibrillation GWAS Leads to 80 New Risk Loci Jul 3, 2018 Surgeon Attitudes Influence Genetic Testing Rates of Breast Cancer Patients Jun 28, 2018 Dog, Wolf Genome Analysis Uncovers Genes Linked to Domestication Process May 29, 2018 Long Non-Coding RNA Could Serve as Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer May 17, 2018 Several Cancer Types Significantly Tied to Polygenic Risk Scores in New PheWAS May 10, 2018 Multi-Gene Hereditary Breast Cancer Tests Double Detection Rate; Don't Spur Breast Removal Apr 24, 2018 Akadeum to Establish Foothold in CTC Detection Market with Microbubble Platform Premium Load More Breaking News Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.