Wellcome Trust Proteomics Researchers Launch Initiative to Drive Investigation of Understudied Proteins Premium Supported by the Wellcome Trust, the effort is rooted in the idea that many proteins go unstudied due to a lack of basic functional information about them. $60M Wellcome Leap R3 Program to Support Network of RNA-Based Biofoundries Premium The program is expected to aid increased investments in RNA-based products, which the organizers maintain are currently limited by manufacturing constraints. Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations The funding and alliances mark the first step in the foundation's establishment of a pandemic prevention institute, which will collaborate with similar efforts elsewhere. Wellcome Leap Launches $55M Program to Develop Disease-Specific Tissue Profiling Platforms The US nonprofit founded by the UK's Wellcome Trust will fund collaborative research projects to build multiscale and multimodal "tissue time machines." UK Biobank Launches COVID-19 Immunity Study The study aims to enroll 20,000 existing Biobank participants, as well as their adult children and grandchildren, from England, Scotland, and Wales. Mar 25, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium to Reveal Viral Spread, Evolution Mar 23, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium Launches With £20M in Government, Wellcome Trust Funding Sep 27, 2019 Study Investigates Trust in Genomic Data Sharing Initiatives to Inform Future Efforts Premium Sep 11, 2019 UK Biobank Whole-Genome Sequencing Project Obtains £200M from Pharma, Government, Philanthropy Aug 15, 2019 Jalview Sequence Alignment, Visualization Software Gets New Funding Premium Apr 10, 2019 Genome-Scale CRISPR Screening Helps Identify New Cancer Drug Targets Nov 27, 2018 Systematic CRISPR-Cas9 Analysis Leads to Development of Gene Editing Prediction Tool Nov 8, 2018 Some Developmental Disorders Caused by Recessive Coding Variants Nov 5, 2018 Parasitic Worm Adaptations, Gene Targets Uncovered by Comparative Genomics Nov 1, 2018 Wellcome Sanger Institute, Collaborators Launch Project to Sequence 66K Species Jul 16, 2018 CRISPR Genome Editing May Cause More Complex Rearrangements, Deletions Than Previously Thought May 14, 2018 Genetic Variants Can Highlight Possible Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Apr 30, 2018 PredictImmune Receives £4.3M From Wellcome Trust for Crohn's Biomarker Study Apr 23, 2018 UK Effort to Sequence 3K Bacterial Genomes Nears Goal Nov 29, 2017 Mosquito Genomes Reveal High Diversity, Movement of Insecticide Resistance Genes Oct 19, 2017 Evolutionary Analysis Reveals Number, Nature of Mutations Under Positive Selection in Cancer Sep 13, 2017 Breast Cancer Mutation Signatures Suggest Mismatch Repair Subset Aug 17, 2017 As Brexit Negotiations Unfold, UK Researchers and Institutions Remain Worried About Coming Changes Premium Jul 21, 2017 Researchers Find MRSA Genesis Occurred Years Before Clinical Introduction of Methicillin Jul 21, 2017 Sanger Institute Wins Grant for Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance Load More Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.