drug screening PLOS Papers on Anticancer Drugs, SARS-CoV-2 Diversity in Hosts, Ovarian Cancer Blood Transcripts In PLOS this week: screen of genes influencing response to cancer drugs, diversity of SARS-CoV-2 in individual hosts, and more. Broad Institute DepMap Project Could Lead to Development of New Cancer Drugs Premium At the Association for Molecular Pathology annual meeting, cancer researcher William Hahn talked about efforts to map cancer fitness genes at the genome scale. Singapore's Avatamed Raises $1M in Seed Funding Avatamed will use the funds to expand into the Asia-Pacific market and set up a lab in Singapore to provide precision cancer drug screening services. SEngine Organoid Testing Leads to Treatment Change for Two Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients The researchers said their new study supports the clinical utility of their test, which combines genomic and drug screening analyses of organoids to guide cancer treatment. Glioblastoma Brain Tumor Treatment Strategies Stem From Pharmacogenomic Analysis By screening more than 1,500 drugs against patient-derived glioblastoma cells, researchers tracked down tumor alterations with apparent ties to proteasome inhibitor response. Dec 5, 2019 High-Throughput Single-Cell Transcriptomics Assay Facilitates Compound Screens Premium Oct 2, 2019 SEngine Precision Medicine Raises $5.1M in Series A Financing Apr 10, 2019 Genome-Scale CRISPR Screening Helps Identify New Cancer Drug Targets Jan 15, 2019 Researchers Generate Catalog of Kinase Response to DNA-Damaging Agents Mar 7, 2018 French Researchers to Assess NovellusDx Assay for Ability to Predict Cancer Treatment Response Premium Oct 24, 2017 Cancer Drug Response Linked to Transcript Isoform Markers Jul 26, 2017 PLATE-Seq Method Adds Expression, Regulatory Insights to Cell Screens Premium Jul 11, 2017 SEngine Precision Medicine's Lab Garners CLIA Certification Jul 6, 2017 SEngine Precision Medicine Licenses Hutch Cancer Drug Screening Assay Dec 14, 2016 Duke Researchers Propose Combination Therapy for PIK3CA-Mutant Breast Cancer Nov 1, 2016 Agilent, PureHoney Technologies Partner to Develop New Mass Spec Applications Oct 1, 2015 Genomics Inks Drug Screening Deal With Biogen Nov 17, 2014 Horizon CombinatoRx to Profile Oncology Asset for Pharma Firm Sep 23, 2014 NIH Awards $17M for Next Phase of Tissue Chip for Drug Screening Program Jul 30, 2014 Broad Plans Large Sequencing Study to ID Personalized Drug Candidates for Psychiatric Disorders Premium Oct 8, 2013 Horizon Discovery to Support Blueprint Medicines' Cancer Research Platform Sep 11, 2013 Certara, C-Path Partner on Testing Models for Tuberculosis Drugs Sep 10, 2013 Bayer, Broad Aim to Develop Therapeutics Targeting Cancer Genome Alterations Aug 14, 2013 Institut Pasteur Korea, DNDi Partner in Neglected Diseases Screening Effort Aug 13, 2013 Sanford-Burnham, Pfizer Team in Hunt for Insulin Resistance Targets Load More Breaking News 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 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test 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 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.