genomics Agilent Technologies Q3 Revenues Rise 26 Percent Revenues for Agilent's diagnostic and genomics group rose 44 percent to $346 million from $241 million in the year-ago quarter. Agilent Technologies, Thomas Scientific Ink Distribution Agreement for Genomics Products Thomas Scientific will make available more than 700 products from Agilent's genomics division, including qPCR instruments, PCR enzymes, and other reagents. Weill Cornell Medicine Launches $1.5B Program to Advance Medical Research The funding will be used in part for a precision medicine program that will use genomics, data science, and other technologies to evaluate individual drivers of disease. NHGRI Sets Plan to Diversify Genomics Workforce Institute Director Eric Green noted that a lack of diversity in the scientific and clinical workforce has negative consequences for how research is conducted. SARS-CoV-2 Genome Study Reveals Dominant Strain The researchers said that the virus' genome can be classified in six major types, which are characterized by 14 signature single nucleotide variations. Oct 28, 2020 Q&A: NHGRI's Eric Green on Advancements and Ongoing Challenges in Genomics Premium Oct 28, 2020 NHGRI Lays Out Strategic Vision, Future Priorities for Genomics Research Oct 12, 2020 Spanish Startup Aims to Develop Novel Genomic Tests to Guide Breast Cancer Treatment Premium Jun 23, 2020 Illumina Adds Seven International Startups to Business Accelerator Program Dec 5, 2019 Amgen Gifts $1M to Keck Graduate Institute for Genomics Education Center Nov 13, 2019 Will Bioinformatics Professionals Embrace MPEG-G Data Compression Standard? Premium Aug 27, 2019 NHGRI Awards $3M Under Genomic Innovator Program Aug 8, 2019 Dominant-Negative Effect Detected for Missense TP53 Mutations in Myeloid Cancers Aug 30, 2018 Genomics Plc Raises £25M, Collaborates With Vertex on Precision Medicine Aug 1, 2018 NIH Commits $1M for Genomic Innovator Awards Apr 25, 2018 ABRF Speakers Describe Combining Sequencing With Other Approaches to Get More Data From Single Cells Feb 23, 2018 BGI, Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute to Collaborate on Genomics Research Feb 16, 2018 California Congressman Introduces Bill to Promote Genetic, Genomic Testing Feb 13, 2018 NHGRI Kicks Off Strategic Planning Initiative Aug 17, 2017 As Brexit Negotiations Unfold, UK Researchers and Institutions Remain Worried About Coming Changes Premium Jul 17, 2017 NIH to Fund Studies Examining Implications of Genome Research Jun 21, 2017 BGI, University of Debrecen Join Forces for New Sequencing Lab, R&D Projects Mar 15, 2017 Biomatics Capital Closes $200M Fund, Plans Genomics, Digital Health Investments Jan 3, 2017 LifeNome, Imagene Labs Extend Partnership in Asia Dec 9, 2016 Canadian Partners to Provide C$128.3M in Funding for Genome Research Projects Load More Breaking News Beckman Coulter, Invitae Partner to Develop NGS Library Prep Applications Sick Infants Profiled with WGS See Better Diagnosis, More Care Changes UC Santa Cruz Center for Live Cell Genomics Wins $13.5M NIH Grant Genetron Health, Impact Therapeutics Partner for Anti-Cancer Drug, CDx Development Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Pacific Biosciences With Buy Rating Alternative Genetic Counseling Approach Leads to Higher Patient Satisfaction, Study Suggests The Scan Highly Similar Researchers have uncovered bat viruses that are highly similar to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Gain of Oversight According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research. Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more.