Yale Yale School of Public Health Nabs FDA EUA for COVID-19 At-Home Saliva Collection Kit, Test The extraction-free SalivaDirect test originally received Emergency Use Authorization from the agency last year. Large-Scale Depression Genetic Study Uncovers Additional Risk Loci, Ties to Potential Drugs The analysis drew upon data from the Million Veteran Program and other large-scale efforts and underscores the genetic complexity of depression. Color Health, Yale Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Sample Collection Kits The kits are designed for the self-collection of anterior nasal swab or saliva specimens by adults for use with SARS-CoV-2 tests. Uterine Leiomyosarcoma Sequences Point to Potentially Targetable Somatic Mutations Using genome, exome, or transcriptome sequences from dozens of uterine leiomyosarcoma samples, researchers found alterations that may respond to existing targetable treatments. Finnish Cardiometabolic Study Uncovers Strong Effect of Structural Variants Along with SNP associations, Finnish genome sequences revealed structural variants with strong effects on cardiovascular or metabolic traits. Nov 17, 2020 New NGS-Based Tissue Analysis Method Offers Spatial Detail on Transcriptome, Proteins Premium Nov 16, 2020 Tempus, Yale School of Public Health Partner to Update Saliva-Based Coronavirus Test Nov 12, 2020 Masking Variants Can Protect Genetic Privacy While Enabling Data Sharing Oct 29, 2020 COVID-19 Human Genetic Studies Presented at ASHG Point to Disease Susceptibility, Severity Loci Oct 19, 2020 Congenital Hydrocephalus Exome Study Reveals Mutations in Early Brain Development Genes Oct 2, 2020 Natera Molecular Residual Disease Test to be Used in Breast Cancer Trial of Ibrance Sep 18, 2020 T Cell Gene Expression In Multiple Sclerosis CSF Reflects Elevated Activation, Cytotoxicity Aug 17, 2020 Yale Extraction-Free SARS-CoV-2 Saliva Test Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization Jul 31, 2020 Frequent COVID-19 Testing May Enable Campus Reopenings But Logistics Are Challenging, Model Says Jul 29, 2020 Saliva Samples Slow to Catch On for Large-Scale Coronavirus Testing Premium Jul 1, 2020 Yale, NBA Validating RNA Extraction-Free Saliva Test for Coronavirus Premium May 26, 2020 Alcohol Abuse Genetic Study Implicates Additional Variants in Risk of Problem Drinking Apr 29, 2020 COVID-19 Testing Could Get Boost From Alternative Sample Types Premium Apr 23, 2020 Elysium Health Licenses DNA Methylation Biomarkers From Yale University Apr 23, 2020 Veracyte Licenses Lung Disease Genomic Classifier From Yale University Apr 17, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Epidemiology Suggests Reintroductions, Domestic Spread in China, US Apr 8, 2020 Researchers Develop Resource for Paired WGS, RNA-Seq Data of Prefrontal Cortex Apr 1, 2020 Yale New Haven Hospital Clinical Virology Lab Gets FDA EUA for Coronavirus Test Mar 9, 2020 Invicro, Yale Partner to Advance Biomarker Detection Tech Feb 20, 2020 Pan-Cancer Analysis Points to Possible Functional Effects of Passenger Mutations Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.