metagenomics Jumpcode Genomics, TGen Partner to Test Metagenomic Approaches for COVID Detection The company and institute are collaborating on the development of a diagnostic assay that uses Jumpcode's CRISPR-based reagents and TGen's NGS technology. ABRF Study Benchmarks NGS Platforms on Human, Microbial Samples, Provides Peek at Genapsys Data Premium Illumina's NovaSeq, Oxford Nanopore's Flongle, and Genapsys were among the winners based on the results of the multiyear, multi-center NGS study. CSIRO Develops Software to Detect Foreign DNA Without Reference Genomes Premium The INSIDER algorithm, which grew out of SARS-CoV-2 variant research, looks for shifts in k-mer signatures to streamline the search for novel genomic patterns. Startup BugSeq Bioinformatics Achieves High SARS-CoV-2 Detection Rate With Nanopore Sequencing Premium The Canadian company sees nanopore sequencing analysis as an affordable, efficient way to find pathogens without the need for targeted PCR and culture tests. Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds The researchers are now developing a PCR-based diagnostic tool to evaluate the markers they found in a larger, independent cohort and across different populations. Jul 26, 2021 Analysis of Ancient Plaque Points to Agriculture-Related Oral Microbiome Changes in Southern Europe Jun 24, 2021 Phase Genomics Revs Up Product Development for Hi-C Assay Applications With Eyes on Cytogenetics Premium Jun 16, 2021 Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Jun 7, 2021 Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Gut Microbiome Rise After Travel Abroad, Study Finds May 28, 2021 Global Subway Metagenomics Study Reveals Cities' Microbial Fingerprints May 13, 2021 Viome Forays Outside Molecularly Informed DTC Wellness Testing With Oral Cancer Assay Premium Apr 9, 2021 Microbial Fingerprints, Health Insights Gleaned From Individual Gut Microbiome Dynamics Mar 25, 2021 Wild Animal Gut Microbiomes Reveal New Species, Ties to Host Traits Feb 23, 2021 Phase Genomics Wins $1.7M NIH Grant for Virus Discovery Platform Development Feb 18, 2021 Study Reveals Wide Range of Viruses in Human Gut Bacteria Feb 5, 2021 Neanderthal Gut Microbes Overlap With Microbiome of Modern Humans Jan 27, 2021 One Codex, Transnetyx Collaborate on Microbiome Sequencing and Analysis Services Jan 7, 2021 CareDx, IDbyDNA Partner to Develop Infectious Disease Dx for Transplant Patients Dec 16, 2020 Dental Plaque Microbes Genetically More Similar to Those of Soil Than Nearby Tongue Dec 2, 2020 Depression-Related Gut Microbiome, Metabolite Changes Lead to Potential Biomarker Set Nov 30, 2020 BGI Bloodstream Pathogen Nucleic Acid Detection Kit Gets CE Mark Nov 18, 2020 Ardigen, BioCollective Partner to Discover Metagenomic Biomarkers of Parkinson's Disease Nov 12, 2020 CRISPR Startup Metagenomi Raises $65M in Series A Financing Round Nov 9, 2020 Metagenomic Microbiome Analysis Expands Known Phylogenetic Diversity of Earth's Bacteria, Archaea Nov 9, 2020 Metagenomic Sequencing Can Quickly Identify Pathogens in Body Fluids, New Study Finds Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.