database Non-Western Populations Underrepresented in Microbiome Databases; Partnerships Could Boost Numbers Premium Recent analyses have underscored that populations outside North America and Europe are underrepresented in microbiome reference databases. GeneMatcher Team Plans Improvements for Researchers, Patients to Build on Recent Successes Premium The "matchmaking" service for genetic researchers facilitates a growing list of rare variant research collaborations, with more improvements coming. Castle Biosciences Working With NCI on SEER Registry Study of DecisionDx-Melanoma A first data analysis has shown patients with DecisionDx-Melanoma testing had better overall survival rates than those who were not tested. Flatiron Health, Japanese Hospital Partner on Real-World GI Cancer Database Flatiron will curate real-world data from National Cancer Center Hospital East patients to build a database for research and treatment use. Team Shares Chinese Genome Resource, Population Reference Panel Researchers identified more than 79.2 million variants in Chinese individuals for the "NyuWa" resource, along with a smaller reference panel representing variants found across the country. Oct 19, 2021 Vibrent Health, VCU Partner to Offer Twin Research Platform Oct 7, 2021 FDA Recognizes Portion of MSK Oncology Knowledge Base in Public Human Genetic Variant Database Sep 22, 2021 Aviv Scientific Closes $40M Series B Financing Round Sep 9, 2021 Cedars-Sinai, Tempus Partner on Molecular Database Initiative Aug 23, 2021 Genetic Structure of Turkish Population Influenced by Historic Events, Recent Migrations Aug 12, 2021 Norway's Genetic Analysis Hopes HumGut Database Will Spawn New Diagnostics, Therapies Premium Jul 20, 2021 C2i Genomics Teams With Premier for AI-Driven Minimal Residual Disease Detection Jun 11, 2021 MIT Researchers Devise Oligo Barcode-Based 'File System' for DNA Data Storage Premium May 24, 2021 AACR Presentations Highlight Power of Large Tumor Atlases in Studies of Cancer Progression Premium Apr 14, 2021 Guardant AACR Data Highlights Value of Clinical Test Database to Drive Drug Resistance Discoveries Mar 24, 2021 NCI's Sharpless Calls Data Science 'Critical' to Cancer Research, Precision Oncology Premium Mar 3, 2021 Human Pangenome Reference Consortium Releases Data From 30 Genomes Feb 4, 2021 Qiagen Takes Over Commercial Sales of Sanger's COSMIC Database Premium Jan 29, 2021 Genomics England Preps for NHS Genomic Medicines Service Launch With New Focus, Tools Premium Jan 11, 2021 After Year of Scaling Up, Africa's 54gene Seeks Research Projects, Pharma Partnerships Premium Jan 7, 2021 Genuity Science, Emory Team on Biomarker Discovery for Neurodegenesis Dec 17, 2020 Danish Researchers to Integrate Genomic Data With New Disease Trajectory Browser Premium Dec 1, 2020 Illumina, PierianDx Expand Partnership on Cancer Panel Test Reporting Nov 25, 2020 Recurrent SARS-CoV-2 Virus Mutations Do Not Increase Transmissibility, Study Finds Oct 30, 2020 Pan-European Initiative to Build Infrastructure, Tools for Sharing Genomic Health Data Premium Load More Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.