University of Minnesota New PacBio Library Prep Method Helps Cover 'Death Valley' Between Short and Long Reads Premium The method could be used to sequence DNA molecules that fall between short and long reads, but where high throughput and single-base accuracy are required. PNAS Papers on Pepper Populations, Cacao Tree SVs, Genomic Records Metadata In PNAS this week: pepper plant population history, influence of structural variants on cacao, and more. Science Papers Examine Baboon Gut Microbiomes, RNAi Role in Mammals In Science this week: analysis finds baboon gut microbiome phenotypes to be heritable, and more. Chimera Research Support A new survey in Stem Cell Reports finds the majority of Americans say they could accept human-animal chimera embryos. Longitudinal Irritable Bowel Syndrome Omics Study Points to Possible Treatment Target Using transcriptomic, metabolomic, metagenomic, and other data types, a team identified purine metabolism as a potential target for intervention. Aug 16, 2018 CoreBiome Awarded $220K Translational Product Development Grant Nov 29, 2016 Some Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancers Marked by Androgen Receptor Rearrangements Sep 9, 2016 Minnesota Researcher Collaborates With Biocept on Bladder, Prostate Cancer Liquid Biopsy Study Aug 8, 2016 Non-CRISPR Genome-Editing Technologies Find Niche in Biotech Applications Premium Jul 26, 2016 Methods for More Accurate Microbiome Studies Could Impact Future Therapeutic Use Premium Jul 5, 2016 LawSeq Effort Aims to Clarify Issues of Consent, Standards, and Liability in Genomic Medicine Premium Jun 10, 2016 NIH Awards $2M Grant for Development of Genomic Medicine Legal Framework Apr 26, 2016 Fecal Transplant Stool Banks Face Potential Regulatory Changes; May Affect Physicians, Patients Premium Feb 25, 2016 Study Detects Gut Microbiome Differences in African Agriculturist, Hunter-Gatherer Populations Oct 29, 2015 Q&A: Susan Wolf on Recommendations for Returning Genomic Results to Families of Study Participants Premium Jul 31, 2015 Genetic Surveillance Study Finds Flu Viruses at Two US Swine Markets Jul 29, 2015 Calyxt Licenses Plant Gene-Targeting IP from U of Minnesota Jun 24, 2015 Microbiome Study of Colorectal Cancer Uncovers Signature of Virulence Genes May 6, 2015 NSF Grants Cornell $5.5M for Genome Editing in Rice Apr 16, 2015 Cellectis Plant Sciences Inks CRISPR/Cas9 Licensing Deal with U of Minnesota Oct 23, 2014 Genomics in the Journals: Oct 23, 2014 Mar 4, 2014 Arno Licenses Technology from U of Minnesota for CDx Development May 23, 2013 Genomics in the Journals: 2013.05.23 May 22, 2013 Debate Heats Up on ACMG's Incidental Findings Recommendations Premium Mar 8, 2013 GenomeWeb Feature: For Plant Studies, Genome Size Poses Unique Challenges 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.