100,000 Genomes Project New Mutational Signatures Detected in Cancers Profiled for UK's 100K Genomes Project Researchers analyzed genome sequences from 18,640 tumors profiled for the 100kGP and other efforts, leading to dozens of substitution signatures and a new signature detection algorithm. Genomics England Preps for NHS Genomic Medicines Service Launch With New Focus, Tools Premium The service will offer whole-genome sequencing to English patients with rare diseases and cancer as part of routine care. High Genetic Diversity Found Among Nilo-Saharan Speakers in New Study The study, which sequenced the genomes of 50 Nilo-Saharan speakers, also uncovered signs of selective sweeps that could represent environmental adaptations. Illumina, UK Agencies Partner on £28M Sequencing Study of COVID-19 Patients Illumina will sequence 35,000 whole genomes for the Genetics of Mortality in Critical Care (GenOMICC) study and will provide an in-kind contribution. Biocartis, Immunexpress Ink Co-Commercialization Agreement for Sepsis Test Biocartis will lead commercialization in Europe as the exclusive distributor of the SeptiCyte Rapid test, while Immunexpress will lead commercialization of the test in the US. Jan 14, 2020 Illumina, Genomics England Ink Deal to Sequence up to 300K People Oct 24, 2019 Illumina Q3 Revenues Grow 6 Percent Dec 19, 2018 French Medical Genomics Initiative's Pilot Sequencing Platforms Set to Commence Operations Premium Nov 21, 2017 Illumina-Developed Software Helps Find Repeat Expansions to Aid Disease Detection Premium May 17, 2017 Denmark to Make Genomic Data Centerpiece of New $14.2M Personalized Medicine Initiative Premium Feb 27, 2017 Congenica Eyes US, Chinese Markets, Plans Product Upgrades Following $10M Financing Round Premium Feb 27, 2017 UK Genomic Analysis Firm Congenica Raises $10M Jan 30, 2017 Genomics England to Use Qiagen Mutation Database in 100K Genomes Project Oct 7, 2016 Large-Scale Clinical Sequencing Projects Report Progress, But Challenges Remain Premium Aug 24, 2016 Million European Genomes Alliance Proposed as Response to Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative Premium Jun 17, 2016 UK Consortium Develops Blood Disorder DNA Sequencing Test Premium 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.