Yale 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. New NGS-Based Tissue Analysis Method Offers Spatial Detail on Transcriptome, Proteins Premium Developed by researchers at Yale University, the method, called deterministic barcoding in tissue sequencing, can map thousands of genes at 10 micron resolution. 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 Jan 7, 2020 Anxiety GWAS On Million Veteran Program Data Uncovers New Loci Load More Breaking News Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.