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 Ceres Nanosciences Wins $1.4M in NIH RADx Funding for Additional Wastewater Epidemiology Centers Study Unearths Features Found in Long-Term Survivors of Advanced Ovarian Cancer GenomeWeb Top 40 up 8 Percent in November, Outpacing Broader Market Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Bio-Techne Partner to Develop Carrier Screening Assay ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR-Cas9 IP to Cosmo Bio The Scan New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability. Study Reveals Potential Sex-Specific Role for Noncoding RNA in Depression A long, noncoding RNA called FEDORA appears to be a sex-specific regulator of major depressive disorder, affecting more women, researchers report in Science Advances. New mRNA Vaccines Offer Hope for Fighting Malaria A George Washington University-led team has developed mRNA vaccines for malaria that appear to provide protection in mice, as they report in NPJ Vaccines. Unique Germline Variants Found Among Black Prostate Cancer Patients Through an exome sequencing study appearing in JCO Precision Oncology, researchers have found unique pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants within a cohort of Black prostate cancer patients.