de novo sequencing Pacific Biosciences' New Sequel IIe System Puts Focus on High Read Accuracy Premium The single-molecule sequencing firm is skipping a beta testing program for its new sequencer, which should be available by the end of the year. Genome In a Bottle Consortium Releases Structural Variant Calling Benchmark Data Premium The public-private partnership has published a paper on a list of indels larger than 50 bp that is already being used to develop new methods. Massachusetts Startup Focuses on Long-Read Sequencing Technology Premium The firm, Universal Sequencing Technology, recently launched a library prep kit to get long-range information from short reads and is working on a long-read sequencing platform. Variant Detection Gets Boost From Graph Genomes, De Novo Assemblies Premium At ASHG, researchers showed why they're moving away from limited, linear human reference genome representations and towards a more inclusive future. Nature Describes a Circular Consensus Sequencing Method, CRISPR Platform, More In Nature this week: circular consensus sequencing method to sequence and assemble a human genome, a new CRISPR platform using the Cpf1 endonuclease, and more. Feb 26, 2018 Sequencing of Extinct and Living Elephants Reveals Genetic Admixture Jan 16, 2018 Dingo Genome Progress Presented at PAG May 31, 2017 Desert Tortoise Genome Gives Glimpse of Adaptation to Arid Climate, Longevity Mar 4, 2016 Investigators Use WGS, Mutational Analysis to Characterize Drug-Resistant Salmonella Epidemiology Jan 12, 2015 PAG Presenter Proposes Scheme for Sequencing Affordable De Novo Horse Genomes Nov 11, 2011 Study IDs Dozens of De Novo Gene Candidates in the Human Genome Jul 11, 2011 Exome Sequences Reveal Role for De Novo Mutations in Schizophrenia Aug 31, 2010 Wheat Genome Sequenced on Roche's 454 Premium Dec 15, 2009 Beijing Genomics Institute Publishes De Novo Assembly of Giant Panda Genome from Illumina Reads Premium Nov 17, 2009 BGI Says it Has Used the Illumina GA for De Novo Sequencing of Two Macaque Genomes Premium 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.