gene mapping Cartana Sees Human Cell Atlas Projects as Gateway to New Offerings, Market Adoption Premium The Solna, Sweden-based company is currently expanding from offering in situ sequencing services to selling kits. Microbial Genes Characterized in Human Gut, Oral Microbiomes By analyzing metagenomic sequences found in thousands of human mouth and gut samples, researchers tracked down almost 45.7 million distinct microbial genes. Type 1 Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis Causal Variants Defined by Fine Mapping, Functional Analyses Researchers used fine mapping and other approaches to prioritize proposed coding and non-coding causal variants at rheumatoid arthritis- and type 1 diabetes-linked loci. Hay Fever Genetic Analysis Highlights Risk Loci Linked to Immune System Data for hundreds of thousands of participants led to 20 new risk loci for allergic rhinitis, which were further examined by functional annotation and fine mapping. Computational Biology Startup Camp4 Therapeutics Launches With $30M in Series A Funding Backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Polaris Partners, Camp4 hopes its high-resolution gene maps can shorten and remove risk from the drug development process. Mar 12, 2018 Breast Cancer Risk Gene Candidates Revealed by Chromosome Interaction Profiling Feb 1, 2018 Multiple Myeloma Risk Genes Revealed Through Large Pedigree, Exome Analyses Jun 2, 2017 Dutch Team Publishes Proof of Concept for New Genetic Mapping Technique Premium Sep 28, 2016 Wyss Institute Spinout ReadCoor Raises $23M, Plans to Offer In Situ RNA Sequencing Apr 5, 2016 23andMe Lands $250K NIH SBIR Grant to Develop Admixture Mapping-Based Genomic Analysis Pipeline Sep 4, 2015 Transporter Gene Mutations Implicated in Form of Infant Epilepsy Dec 24, 2013 Texas A&M Aims to Develop Better Cowpeas by Mapping Genes Apr 11, 2011 Genetic Technologies, Orchid Cellmark Settle Patent Dispute Aug 2, 2010 NICHD Seeking Core Causes of Birth Defects Feb 1, 2010 NEI to Support Young Genomics Data Scientists Sep 29, 2009 Precision Biosciences Says USPTO to Reexamine Additional Cellectis Patents Feb 3, 2009 Funding Update: Feb 3, 2009 Premium Jan 27, 2009 In Pursuit of a Great Idea 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.