genome assembly Speedy Long-Read Genome Assembly Enabled by Minimizer-Space Analysis The minimizer-space de Bruijn graph approach could assemble a human genome in less than 10 minutes using eight cores and 10 gigabytes of random access memory. Nature Papers Present Bowfin Genome Assembly, Challenge of Delivering Cas13-Based RNA Editing Systems In Nature this week: bowfin genome assembly to study its evolution, and more. Reference to Boost Trout Numbers According to the Associated Press, a team of US and Canadian researchers has generated a reference genome for lake trout. Science Papers Describe Platform for In Vivo CRISPR Screens, Seadragon Genome Analysis In Science this week: multiplexed intermixed CRISPR droplets approach for in vivo screens, and more. Nature Papers on Visualizing Transcriptional Dynamics of Single Cells, Cotton Cultivar Genomes In Nature this week: approach to visualize transcriptional dynamics within single plant cells, and more. Apr 28, 2021 Vertebrate Genomes Project Presents High-Quality Genomes for 25 Species Apr 8, 2021 Long-Read Genome Assemblies Have 'Blind Spots' for Structural Variant Detection Premium Mar 25, 2021 Wild Animal Gut Microbiomes Reveal New Species, Ties to Host Traits Mar 17, 2021 Giraffe Genome Assembly, Functional Analyses Highlight Variants Linked to Height Adaptations Mar 3, 2021 Human Pangenome Reference Consortium Releases Data From 30 Genomes Feb 19, 2021 NRGene Looks to Royalty-Based Partnerships in Wake of IPO Premium Dec 17, 2020 New Rhesus Macaque Reference Genome Holds Potential for Human Disease, Evolution Research Dec 8, 2020 New Methods Enable Phased Human Genome Assemblies Without Parental Data Premium Nov 18, 2020 Lurie Children's Hospital Details Migration of Clinical Diagnostics Lab to hg38 Reference Genome Premium Jul 14, 2020 Telomere-to-Telomere Team Shares Complete X Chromosome Assembly Jun 15, 2020 Genome In a Bottle Consortium Releases Structural Variant Calling Benchmark Data Premium May 14, 2020 Pangolin Coronavirus Study Finds No Evidence of Direct Evolution to SARS-CoV-2 Oct 23, 2019 DNAStar Names Inqaba Biotec as Distributor for Africa Sep 24, 2019 NIH Awards $29.5M to Two Centers for New Human Genome Reference Program Aug 28, 2019 Vertebrate, Earth Genome Projects Provide Updates, Stress Impact on Conservation Aug 16, 2019 New Long Read Assemblers for De Novo Genomes Promise Speed, Scalability Premium Jun 14, 2019 Almond Genome Points to Regions Affecting Sweet Taste May 30, 2019 Long-Read Metagenomic Sequencing Gets Boost From New Assembly Tool Premium May 21, 2019 New Graph-Based Assemblers Promise Speedier, Cheaper Computing for Long-Read Sequencing Premium Mar 26, 2019 New Human Genome Reference Projects Combine Long Nanopore Reads, Other Data Types Premium 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.