genomics 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. Q&A: NHGRI's Eric Green on Advancements and Ongoing Challenges in Genomics Premium Green and his NHGRI colleagues published a strategic vision for human genomics research, emphasizing data science, implementation of genomics, and human diversity. NHGRI Lays Out Strategic Vision, Future Priorities for Genomics Research As part of the strategy paper, the institute also compiled a list of 10 bold predictions for human genomics that might come true by 2030. Spanish Startup Aims to Develop Novel Genomic Tests to Guide Breast Cancer Treatment Premium Reveal Genomics plans to have assays available within three years, and is eager to partner with pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies to fulfill its vision. 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 Dec 8, 2016 Sugar Pine Genome, Transcriptome Offer Glimpse into Evolution of Oversized Genomes Oct 14, 2016 As Research Budgets Contract, NIH Seeks Metrics to Assess the Value of Biomedical Data Repositories Premium Jul 19, 2016 In Brexit Britain, Genomics Community Anxious About Future EU Funding, Collaboration, Innovation Premium Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.