Sponsors NIH Awards $73M to Continue Buildout of ClinGen NHGRI and NCI are supplying the funds over five years to teams at five institutions that have been leading the ClinGen effort since its initial inception in 2013. Polynesian Island Population History Revealed From Present-Day Human Genomes With ancestry and admixture data from 430 modern-day individuals in Polynesian populations, researchers followed Middle Age migrations to islands in the Pacific. Data Demonstrates Lucence Liquid Biopsy Test Can Track Treatment-Based ctDNA Changes Premium Researchers used the amplicon-based LiquidHallmark test to correlate tumor DNA changes with treatment response. GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing GenXys' platform will integrate with Helix's health system partners' electronic medical records to provide pharmacogenetics solutions. Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy Leaders from collaborating Cleveland Clinic institutes will work with PGDx to optimize its ctDNA test reporting and adapt its technology for new oncology applications. Sep 20, 2021 Grail Gets NY State Department of Health Approval for Galleri Multicancer Test Sep 17, 2021 New Facial Analysis Tool From Children's National Hospital Screens for Genetic Diseases Premium Sep 16, 2021 Vibrent Health, University of Maryland Medicine Partner for Population Health Initiative Sep 16, 2021 Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast, Prostate Cancer Adaptable for Cross-Ancestry Use, Study Shows Sep 16, 2021 Molecular Clonal Tracking Method Captures Lung Cancer Treatment Response, Resistance Features Sep 16, 2021 NanoCellect Raises $35M to Support Commercial Push for Second-Generation Cell Sorter Sep 16, 2021 54gene Raises $25M in Series B Round Sep 15, 2021 Deepcell Partners With Stanford University on Human Cell Atlas Project Sep 15, 2021 Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease Sep 14, 2021 Speedy Long-Read Genome Assembly Enabled by Minimizer-Space Analysis Sep 10, 2021 Strata Oncology Trial Data Support Robustness of NGS Assay for Challenging Samples Premium Sep 9, 2021 Cedars-Sinai, Tempus Partner on Molecular Database Initiative Sep 9, 2021 Cancer Mutation Detection Depends on Choices at Each Step of Sequencing, Analysis Pipeline Sep 9, 2021 RareCyte Secures $24M to Advance Spatial Biology Platform, Expand Globally Sep 8, 2021 Single-Cell Sequencing Uncovers Signaling Pathways Involved in Skin Discoloration Disorder Sep 7, 2021 Gene Set Enrichment Analysis Method Enabling Search for New COVID-19 Treatments Premium Sep 7, 2021 CSIRO Develops Software to Detect Foreign DNA Without Reference Genomes Premium Sep 7, 2021 Lung Cancers in Non-Smokers Fall Into Informative Molecular Subtypes Sep 3, 2021 Europe's Genomics Community Wrestling With Uncertainty Presented by Privacy Legislation Premium Sep 3, 2021 Consortium Catalogs Variants Affecting Blood Gene Expression Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.