exome sequencing Prenetics to Go Public Through SPAC Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based genomic and diagnostic company, is going public through a SPAC merger, according to 360Dx. Nature Papers Examine Genomes of Centenarians, Transcription-Coupled DNA Repair In Nature this week: analysis of centenarian genomes uncovers longevity-linked variants, and more. Centenarian Exome Analysis Points to Conserved Longevity Pathways Researchers found rare coding variants in conserved pathways that appear to be associated with longevity and potentially protect against aging. Blueprint Genetics to Analyze Biobank Samples for Rare Diseases in New Finnish Study Researchers plan to identify and sequence the exomes of 3,000 individuals from the biobank who are likely to have one of a number of rare diseases. Centogene Q2 Revenues Continue to Benefit From COVID-19 Testing as Core Business Starts to Recover The German rare disease diagnostics company had €51.9 million in Q2 revenues, significantly beating the average Wall Street estimate. Aug 11, 2021 Sema4, Avera Health Collaborate on Precision Oncology Program Aug 5, 2021 Lung Cancer Features, Treatment Clues Emerge From 'Omic Analysis of Difficult-to-Treat Subtype Jul 28, 2021 AbbVie, Biogen, Pfizer Join With Broad Institute on Genebass Exome Variant Project Premium Jul 9, 2021 Integrated Tumor, Microbiome Features Influence Immunotherapy Combo Effects in Advanced Melanoma Jul 9, 2021 Human Reference Genome Choice Impacts Variant Calling, but Switching Is Tricky Premium Jul 7, 2021 Rare Mutations Associated With Significantly Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in New Study Jul 6, 2021 Imputation of UK Biobank Data Uncovers Rare Coding Variants Linked to Range of Traits Jul 1, 2021 ACMG Recommends Sequencing as Test for Children With Intellectual Disability, Congenital Anomalies Jul 1, 2021 Rare Variants in G Protein-Coupled Receptor Gene May Provide Protection From Obesity Jun 28, 2021 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Exome Analysis Uncovers Contributions From Rare Coding Variants Jun 4, 2021 Breast Cancer Genomics Study Reveals Recurrent Contributors to Treatment Resistance in Early Disease Jun 3, 2021 Helix Raises $50M in Series C Financing May 20, 2021 Caris Life Sciences, National Cancer Center Japan Partner for New Arm of SCRUM-Japan Study May 20, 2021 Quantgene Attempts to Woo Consumers With Liquid Biopsy Cancer Risk Assessment Service Premium May 20, 2021 ACMG Updates Gene List for Labs Reporting Clinical Sequencing Secondary Findings May 7, 2021 NorthShore, Sema4 Partnership Aims to Demonstrate Utility of Genomics for Personalized Care Premium Apr 27, 2021 BostonGene, Medical College of Wisconsin Partner on Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Research Apr 22, 2021 Pathogenic Germline Structural Variants May Be Missed by Some Testing Approaches Apr 16, 2021 Team Tracks Genetic Factors Linked to Severe COVID-19, Other Viral Infections in Children Apr 15, 2021 Study of Sudden Unexpected Death in Children Reveals New Genetic Factors 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.