University of Virginia Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more. 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. PLOS Papers Look at Vascular Disease Risk, Campylobacter in Cattle, Ovarian Cancer-Associated Microbes In PLOS this week: role for TWIST1 gene expression in vascular disease risk, new Campylobacter species, and more. 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. 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 Jul 22, 2009 MicroParticle Proteomics Licenses Cardio Disease Biomarker from UVA Patent Foundation Premium Jun 19, 2009 People Transfer: Jun 19, 2009 Premium 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 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.