drug resistance New Research Consortium to Standardize Single-Cell Sequencing for Cancer Drug Resistance Studies The main goal of the Persist-Seq private-public consortium is to generate a large single-cell cancer database in order to enable research on drug resistance. WHO Updates Recommendations to Improve Access to Rapid MDx Tests for TB, Drug-Resistant TB The WHO recommended moderate-complexity, automated nucleic acid amplification test for the initial detection of TB and resistance to rifampicin and isoniazid. Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Gut Microbiome Rise After Travel Abroad, Study Finds A study of 190 Dutch travelers uncovered a rise in antimicrobial resistance gene abundance and diversity in individuals returning from four international regions. Breast Cancer Genomics Study Reveals Recurrent Contributors to Treatment Resistance in Early Disease Researchers saw convergent subclones crop up in early-stage, estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers that dodged endocrine- and CDK4/6 inhibitor-based therapies. Enterobacteriaceae Pangenomes Offer Look at Antimicrobial Resistance Reservoirs in Natural Populations Sequence data on more than 800 farm or wastewater Enterobacteriaceae isolates suggested pangenome dynamics may be influenced by geography and environmental niches. Jan 19, 2021 OncoHost Raises $8 Million in Series B Funding Round Oct 8, 2020 Genomic Data Helps Explain Yaws Re-emergence, Antibiotic Resistance in Papua New Guinea Jul 17, 2020 Cepheid Debuts 10-Color Molecular Detection Technology With New Tuberculosis Test Premium May 19, 2020 Advanced Biological Laboratories Gets CE-IVD Mark for HIV Genotyping Assays Apr 15, 2020 Glioma Hypermutation May Not Correspond to Checkpoint Immunotherapy Response, Study Suggests Apr 13, 2020 Analysis of Advanced, Metastatic Tumors Indicates How Treatment Influences Mutational Profiles Apr 7, 2020 Blood-Based Genetic Risk Score Shows Promise for Prostate Cancer Drug Response, Survival Prediction Premium Mar 9, 2020 Integrated Genomic Analysis Highlights Potential Strategy for Overcoming Some ALL Resistance Jan 22, 2020 Single-Cell Expression Profiles Provide Treatment Clues in Drug Hypersensitivity Case Jan 14, 2020 Asthma Drug Resistance Linked to Variant in Androgen Synthesis Gene Jan 14, 2020 Immunotherapy Response Prediction Improves With TMB Correction, Other Markers Premium Dec 16, 2019 Nanopore Sequencing Shows Promise for Rapid Diagnosis of Gut Condition in Preterm Infants Premium Dec 9, 2019 PAK4 Inhibition Increases Anti-PD-1 Response in Mouse Models Prompting Phase I Trial Nov 27, 2019 MRSA Study Details How Staph Is Transmitted Within Households Nov 20, 2019 Host Expression Provides Treatment Response Clues in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Nov 14, 2019 Gene Screen Leads to Potential Malaria Targets in Liver-Stage Plasmodium Parasites Nov 7, 2019 Colorectal Cancers Dial up Mutability in Response to Targeted Treatments Sep 26, 2019 Natera Sees Foundation Medicine Deal as 'Additive' to Other Cancer Monitoring Opportunities Premium Sep 25, 2019 Chinese Biotech Startup Looks to Develop CRISPR-Based TB Diagnostic Premium Sep 16, 2019 MRSA Susceptibility Study Uncovers Protective Variant in Methyltransferase 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.