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 Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.