LC/MS Alzheimer's Disease-Related Proteins Picked up in Proteome-Wide Association Study Starting with a search for genetic factors linked to brain protein levels, investigators identified 11 candidate genes that may be causal in Alzheimer's disease. Omics Tools Firms See Opportunities in Burgeoning Synthetic Biology Industry Premium Last week's SynBioBeta conference was indicative of the high degree of interest in the synthetic bio space from omics research tool vendors. Thermo Fisher, Cedars-Sinai to Collaborate on Protein Mass Spec Workflows for Clinical Research The partners plan to develop a number of liquid chromatography mass spectrometry methods for clinical research applications. Thermo Fisher Partners with Newomics, Evosep, Biognosys on New Mass Spec Workflows The company announced the collaborations this week in conjunction with the annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference in Atlanta. Omic, Microscopic Analysis Elucidates Otzi's Last Meal An analysis of stomach and gastrointestinal samples suggests the Iceman munched on a high-fat diet of ibex, red deer, and einkorn plants before his final hike. Jun 21, 2018 Systems Biology Study of Alzheimer's Disease Supports Ties to Virus Mar 9, 2018 New Stomach Cancer Subtypes Uncovered With Proteomics May 4, 2016 Newborn Screening Method Uses Mass Spec to Test for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C Apr 29, 2016 Potential Regulation of Clinical LC/MS Tests to be Discussed at FDA Workshop Next Week Premium Apr 27, 2016 Agilent Opens Proteomics Lab With Australia's Monash University in Malaysia Apr 6, 2016 Age-Associated Blood Metabolite Levels Revealed Through Mass Spec Study Premium Mar 14, 2016 FDA Announces Public Workshop on LC/MS-Based IVD Test Validation, Requests Comments Mar 1, 2011 Eli Lilly Transfers Bioanalytical Drug Discovery Capabilities to Advion Aug 18, 2009 Agilent's Q3 Bio-analytical Revenues Fall 8 Percent amid 27 Percent Total Revenue Decline Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.