University of Oxford Type 2 Diabetes Multi-Ancestry GWAS Enables Risk Prediction Across Populations With data for more than 180,800 cases and some 1.2 million controls, researchers found hundreds of genetic risk loci and developed multi-ancestry risk scores. Elysium Health, University of Oxford Partner for Childhood Growth, Neurodevelopment Study The New York-based aging research company will analyze DNA methylation patterns in 2,500 umbilical cord blood samples for the global Interbio-21st study. Comprehensive Genealogy Spanning Modern, Ancient Humans Emerges from Large-Scale Genomic Analysis Using a non-parametric tree-recording approach, researchers established a "genealogy of everyone" that is expected to inform human evolutionary studies. HIV Sequencing Study in Netherlands Uncovers Virulent Variant Mutations, History Along with analyses focused on de novo mutations contributing to virulence and transmissibility, researchers traced the HIV-1 VB variant back to at least the early 1990s. Protective Effect of Human Sickle Hemoglobin Against Malaria Varies with Parasite Genotype A joint analysis of host and parasite genetic variation found that children with an HbS genotype had malaria caused by a parasite with three particular genetic variants. Sep 29, 2021 Blood, Immune Cell Formation in Fetal Bone Marrow Detailed in Cell Atlas Effort Aug 26, 2021 Risk Related to Genetic Contributors Can Decline With Age for Some Common Diseases Aug 25, 2021 Endometriosis Treatment Target Proposed From Genetic Analysis Aug 4, 2021 Menopause Timing Influenced by Hundreds of Genetic Loci, New GWAS Finds Jun 24, 2021 Indivumed Launches Bioinformatics Platform, Expands Cancer Drug Discovery Efforts Premium Jun 17, 2021 Nucleome Therapeutics Looks to Use Single-Base-Pair Genome Mapping Method for Drug Discovery Premium Jun 8, 2021 Oracle Makes Inroads in Genomic Cloud Computing Premium May 17, 2021 Oxford, Oracle Partner to Improve Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Variants Mar 9, 2021 SARS-Co-V-2 Sequencing Studies Elucidate Intrahost Diversity, Spread of New Lineage Jan 25, 2021 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Studies Reveal Common Contributors, Risk Score Jan 8, 2021 SARS-CoV-2 Introduced Into UK More Than 1,000 Times Early in Pandemic, Study Finds Nov 25, 2020 Recurrent SARS-CoV-2 Virus Mutations Do Not Increase Transmissibility, Study Finds Oct 30, 2020 Identity-by-Descent Analysis Uncovers Rare Variant Associations in UK Biobank Premium Oct 30, 2020 Prenetics Acquires Coronavirus Test Developer Oxsed Oct 29, 2020 Ancient Dog Genomes Highlight Close Relationship Between Canines, Humans Oct 5, 2020 Team Shows Diagnostic Potential for Oxford Nanopore SARS-CoV-2 Assay, Calls for Improvements Premium Sep 9, 2020 Innovate UK Grants University of Oxford, ATDBio £370K for Single-Cell Sequencing Tech Development Jul 1, 2020 Celsius Therapeutics Teams With Oxford, Cleveland Clinic, LMU on Single-Cell IBD Research Jun 24, 2020 Genetic Study Explains Link Between Osteoporosis Drug, Cardiovascular Risk Jun 3, 2020 Base Genomics Raises $11M to Support Commercialization of Methylation Sequencing Platform Premium Load More Breaking News Agilent Technologies Fiscal Q2 Revenues Rise 5 Percent SARS-CoV-2 Genome Analysis Reveals Fitness-Enhancing Mutations Startup Incubator IndieBio, GP-Write Launch Initiative to Fund Genome Engineering Firms Precipio Receives CE-IVD Mark for Hematologic Cancer Panels Illumina Adds CDx Indication to European TruSight Oncology Test for NTRK Gene Fusion Detection BioMérieux Gets Health Canada Approval for Updated BioFire Blood Culture ID Panel The Scan Taking Stock of the Stockpile The US and European countries are evaluating their smallpox vaccine stockpiles as the number of monkeypox cases increases, the Washington Post reports. Vitamin D From Tomatoes According to Reuters, researchers in the UK have gene-edited tomatoes so their fruit contains vitamin D. Cause Not Yet Spotted NPR reports that a new study was unable to find a cause for persistent long COVID symptoms. PNAS Papers on Central African Hunter-Gatherers, Myopia Development, Ancient Microtia Allele In PNAS this week: population patterns among Central African hunter gatherers, effect of myopia-linked gene variant, and more.