pooled testing ACMG Presentation Highlights Broad Institute's Massive Expansion of COVID-19 Testing Program The Broad's clinical research sequencing lab now runs 135,000 tests each day and routinely tests more than 100 higher education sites and 40 schools in the state. Ginkgo Bioworks, Olive Labs, CQuentia to Provide SARS-CoV-2 Pooled Testing in K-12 Schools Concentric by Ginkgo has been partnering with labs across the US in more than 15 states to run testing for schools offering in-person education. Dascena Labs, Ginkgo Bioworks Partner to Scale Pooled SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Schools The labs will provide testing for K-12 schools by testing each consenting person in a classroom as one pool. Abbott Gets FDA EUA for Test That Detects Coronavirus, Three Other Respiratory Infections The company also said that a previously granted EUA for its Alinity m SARS-CoV-2 assay has been expanded to include asymptomatic individuals and pooled testing. FDA Authorizes Pooled Sampling With Applied BioCode Coronavirus Test The assay was first authorized in June for the detection of the SARS-CoV-2 N gene in upper respiratory specimens and bronchoalveolar lavage. Dec 8, 2020 BioMérieux Coronavirus Test Gets FDA OK for Use With Pooled Samples Dec 4, 2020 FDA Authorizes Use of Pooled Samples With CDC Coronavirus Test Dec 3, 2020 DnaNudge Deploys Direct-to-Consumer Service for PCR-Based Pool Testing of SARS-CoV-2 Premium Nov 25, 2020 FDA Issues EUAs for Gravity Diagnostics Coronavirus Test, Sample Self-Collection Kit from RapidRona Nov 12, 2020 PerkinElmer Coronavirus RT-PCR Assay Receives CE Mark for Saliva Use, Sample Pooling Nov 5, 2020 LabCorp Coronavirus Test EUA Reissued to Expand Sample Types for Pooled Testing Oct 30, 2020 PerkinElmer SARS-CoV-2 Test Gets Reissued Emergency Use Authorization for Pooled Sampling Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.