microbial sequencing MicroGenDx Acquires Sequencing Lab RTL Genomics Both companies were divisions of Southwest Regional PCR and were spun off into separate businesses in 2017. Oracle Makes Inroads in Genomic Cloud Computing Premium A research deal with the University of Oxford is a steppingstone for the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to challenge AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure in bioinformatics. Global Subway Metagenomics Study Reveals Cities' Microbial Fingerprints The study found more than 10,000 viruses and hundreds of bacteria not present in any reference database, along with other novel genomic features. Ancient Oral Microbiomes Reveal Similarities Between Neanderthals, Modern Humans The researchers found a Homo-specific acquisition of starch digestion capability in oral streptococci, suggesting microbes co-adapted with the host's diet. One Codex, Transnetyx Collaborate on Microbiome Sequencing and Analysis Services The partners will offer an end-to-end microbiome sequencing and analysis service through Transnetyx's global network of model organism research customers. Nov 9, 2020 Metagenomic Microbiome Analysis Expands Known Phylogenetic Diversity of Earth's Bacteria, Archaea Sep 2, 2020 Japan's BitBiome Raises ¥700M in Series B Financing Aug 25, 2020 Loop Genomics Seeks Slice of Sanger Market With New Clonal Isolate Library Preparation Technology Premium Jul 10, 2020 Infant Gut Microbiome Correlates With Bacteria in Mother's Breast Milk, Study Finds Jul 10, 2020 Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Come With Altered Gut Microbiomes Jan 29, 2020 IDbyDNA Raises $20M in Series B Financing Dec 17, 2019 Prescient Metabiomics, CoreBiome Developing Microbial Assay for Colon Cancer Screening Oct 10, 2019 Omics Tools Firms See Opportunities in Burgeoning Synthetic Biology Industry Premium Sep 4, 2019 uBiome Declares Bankruptcy, Offers Assets for Sale Aug 14, 2019 Microbial Genes Characterized in Human Gut, Oral Microbiomes Aug 8, 2019 Researchers Propose Role For Microbes in Pancreatic Cancer Immune Features, Survival Feb 4, 2019 Gut Microbe Studies Expand Bacterial Culture Collections, Reference Genomes Mar 7, 2018 Skin Microbiomes of Megacity Dwellers More Fragile Than Those in Smaller Urban Areas Dec 5, 2017 Space Station Microbes Similar to Those Found in Houses Dec 1, 2017 Oral Microbiome Influences Risk of Esophageal Cancer Development Nov 1, 2017 Earth Microbiome Project Releases First Dataset, Revealing Microbial Diversity Sep 20, 2017 Expanded Human Microbiome Project Examines Dynamics, Functions of Microbial Communities Sep 1, 2017 Independent Report Urges UK Support for Genomics, Other Life Sciences May 24, 2017 Biotia Aims to Cut Hospital-Acquired Infections by Monitoring Microbiome of Hospital Environment Premium Dec 22, 2016 LANL's EDGE Offers Easy-to-Use Bioinformatics Pipelines for Microbial Sequence Analysis Premium Load More Breaking News In Ongoing False Advertising Suit, Judge Allows Natera Counterclaims Against Guardant Health Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution The Scan Transplant Tests Edited Pig Kidneys The Associated Press reports a University of Alabama-Birmingham team transplanted genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human patient. UK Changes Some Gene-Edited Crop Rules A new law may enable gene-edited crops to be sold in the UK within about five years, New Scientist says. Pill Works Against Omicron in Lab Pfizer's antiviral pill to treat SARS-CoV-2 appears to work against the Omicron variant, the Wall Street Journal reports. Nature Papers Find Genetic Risk Factor for Smell, Taste Loss in COVID-19; Analyze TB Granulomas In Nature this week: genome-wide association study find locus linked to the risk COVID-19 patients losing their sense of taste or smell, and more.