Research & Discovery The latest research news in genetics and genomics. Multiomics Startup Pleno Targeting Sequencing, PCR Markets With New Molecular Detection Technology Premium The company is using coded nucleic acid probes combined with signal processing technology that it says can measure 10,000 DNA targets per sample. Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii With paleogenetics and archaeological data, investigators profiled individuals killed by the Mount Vesuvius eruption, generating a genome sequence for one of the ancient Pompeiians. Mitochondrial Protein Resource Reveals New Disease Players Researchers developed a "mitochondrial orphan protein multi-omics" (MITOMICS) app by profiling proteins, lipids, and metabolites in cells lacking individual mitochondrial proteins. UCSF-led Team Wins $112M NIH Grant to Harness Omics Tools for Antiviral Target, Drug Development Premium The researchers will use a variety of omics tools, including a protein-protein interaction workflow they previously employed to look for drugs against SARS-CoV-2. Alithea Genomics Raises CHF 1M in Seed Funding The Swiss RNA analysis startup plans to use the proceeds to commercialize and scale up its proprietary Bulk RNA Barcoding (BRB) and sequencing technology. May 24, 2022 ACMG Review Finds NIPS Accurately Detects Common Trisomies in General-Risk Pregnancies May 23, 2022 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Qatar Genome Program Partner to Develop Microarray for Arab Populations May 20, 2022 Oxford Nanopore Technologies Reports Progress in Protein Sequencing Premium May 20, 2022 Researchers Develop Model to Infer Cell Type Composition, Gene Expression From Bulk RNA-seq Data Premium May 20, 2022 Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment May 19, 2022 Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms May 19, 2022 CellCarta Acquires Rights to Targeted Protein Assays from Fred Hutch Spinout Precision Assays May 18, 2022 Polygenic Risk Score Performance Improved With Expression-Related Rare Variant Insights May 17, 2022 Proteomics Researchers Launch Initiative to Drive Investigation of Understudied Proteins Premium May 17, 2022 Mirvie Raises $60M in Series B Funding May 16, 2022 Hearing Loss GWAS Meta-Analysis Highlights Cochlear Structure Role in Hearing Impairment May 13, 2022 SomaLogic Plans New Data Products, Licensing and Test Development Agreements Premium May 13, 2022 Type 2 Diabetes Multi-Ancestry GWAS Enables Risk Prediction Across Populations May 12, 2022 SomaLogic Q1 Revenues Grow 22 Percent May 12, 2022 Single-Cell Transcriptome Resource From Human Cell Atlas Team Yields Immune, Disease Insights May 12, 2022 Lunaphore, Indica Labs Partner on Spatial Biology Workflows May 12, 2022 Olink Q1 Revenues Rise 67 Percent May 11, 2022 Most People With Hypermutated Genome Obtain Excess Mutations from Father, Study Finds May 11, 2022 PD GENEration Parkinson's Study Expands Test Sites, Minority Reach Premium May 11, 2022 Thermo Fisher Scientific Invests in Spatial Proteomics Firm Ionpath 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.