University of Virginia Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms The researchers analyzed more than 28,000 cells using single-nucleus ATAC-seq to develop an atlas of genome accessibility. Polygenic Transcriptome Risk Scores for COPD Show Improved Cross-Ancestry Portability Researchers found that polygenic transcriptome risk scores worked better across ethnicities than polygenic risk scores to predict chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk. Ceres Nanosciences Hydrogel Technology Shows Promise for Capturing Circulating Tumor DNA Premium Ceres plans to develop its Nanotrap technology to isolate undetectable levels of circulating tumor DNA in blood samples from non-small cell lung cancer patients. New $22M Study to Use Sequencing, Proteomics to Investigate Pulmonary Fibrosis Among the study's goals is to identify molecular signatures that can distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from interstitial lung disease. UVA Teams Wins $2.7M NIH Grant to Study Genetic Variation in Atherosclerosis The scientists aim to use single-cell analysis to investigate the role of variation in a gene called ID3 in vascular smooth muscle cells. Apr 23, 2019 Cell Microsystems Awarded $1.6M NIH Grant for Single Cell Analysis Jan 25, 2019 Biomedicine, Genomics Priorities at New UVA School of Data Science Premium Nov 12, 2018 DNA Methylation Changes Uncovered in Undernourished Children Mar 22, 2018 UVA-Led Group Using NCI Grant to ID Common Genetic Mechanisms Affecting Cancer Risk Premium Dec 1, 2017 Kidney Transplant Tolerance Signatures Provide Clues to Curbing Excess Immunosuppression Aug 17, 2017 Amebic Infection Severity May Decline as Gut Microbial Diversity Increases Oct 5, 2016 Quantitative PCR Gives New Insights on Large Study of Childhood Diarrhea in Africa, Asia Premium May 28, 2014 Report: Regulatory Authority Exists to Oversee Synthetic Biology, but Challenges Remain Oct 17, 2013 US Subsidiary of ZyGem Shuttered After Forced Bankruptcy; Questions Surround Asset Disbursement Premium Feb 9, 2012 UVA Researchers with ZyGem Ties Develop Multiplexed Chip-Based Warfarin Genotyping Assay Premium Jan 13, 2012 U of Virginia Team IDs Possible Biomarkers for Detecting Early Atherosclerosis Oct 11, 2011 NCI Awards $9.6M for Research into Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer Oct 7, 2011 Sequencing Study Finds Few Rearrangements in Mouse Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Nov 30, 2010 UVA-Led Research Team Partners with OGT on 10,000-Sample Type 1 Diabetes Study Premium Oct 28, 2010 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Oct 28, 2010 Premium Jul 30, 2010 Funding Update for Jul 30, 2010 Premium Jul 16, 2010 Recent Patents of Interest in Proteomics: Jul 16, 2010 Premium Oct 30, 2009 Q&A: With New Innovator Award, UVA's Hall Will Develop Tools to Study Genomic Structural Variation Premium Oct 6, 2009 NHLBI Grants $64.5M in Stimulus Funds for Exome Sequencing of Well-Phenotyped Cohorts Premium Sep 21, 2009 Duke Genome Center Lands $20M DARPA Grant Load More Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.