microbiome analysis Non-Western Populations Underrepresented in Microbiome Databases; Partnerships Could Boost Numbers Premium Recent analyses have underscored that populations outside North America and Europe are underrepresented in microbiome reference databases. DNA Genotek Gets FDA Authorization for Gut Microbiome Sample Collection Device The device is designed for the self-collection of microbial DNA from human feces for gut microbiome profiling. Microbial Genetics Firm Microba Life Sciences Raises A$30M in Australian IPO The Brisbane-based company was founded to commercialize a technology for microbial analysis, with a focus on the human gut microbiome. Metagenomic Analysis of Urban, Rural South African Women Reveals Gut Microbiomes in Transition The researchers also found that some previously held ideas on microbiome diversity may instead reflect the incompleteness of reference collections. Host Genetics Affect Makeup of Gut Microbiome, With Influence From Diet, Studies Find Researchers conducted genome-wide association studies of bacterial taxa and human genetic variation from within the Dutch Microbiome Project and FINRISK 2002 cohorts. Nov 1, 2021 Consumer Microbiome Testing Company Ombre Raises $3M in Seed Funding Sep 29, 2021 Eagle Genomics, Earlham Institute Team on Microbiome Datasets, Software Sep 23, 2021 PhenoBiome Inks US Distribution Deal With Genetic Direction for Gut Microbiome Assay Service Jul 14, 2021 Microbiome-Focused Metabolomics Pipeline Helps Characterize Gut Bacteria Jul 12, 2021 Gut Microbiome Study in Infants Identifies Alterations That May Contribute to Celiac Disease Jul 6, 2021 Bio-Me Raises NOK 10M for Microbiome Precision Medicine Jul 2, 2021 Shoreline Biome Strikes Nordic Distribution Deal with AH Diagnostics Jun 24, 2021 Phase Genomics Revs Up Product Development for Hi-C Assay Applications With Eyes on Cytogenetics Premium Jun 3, 2021 Shoreline Biome Inks Distribution Deal With Inqaba Biotec for Sub-Saharan Africa Jun 3, 2021 CosmosID, Sandwalk BioVentures Partner on GRAS Genomic Reporting Service May 24, 2021 Illumina, Microba Life Sciences Partner on Human Gut Microbiome Research May 13, 2021 Viome Forays Outside Molecularly Informed DTC Wellness Testing With Oral Cancer Assay Premium May 12, 2021 Researchers Reconstruct Ancient Human Gut Microbiomes From Paleofeces May 11, 2021 Ancient Oral Microbiomes Reveal Similarities Between Neanderthals, Modern Humans Feb 17, 2021 Cancer Detection Firm Micronoma Raises $3.5M Jan 27, 2021 One Codex, Transnetyx Collaborate on Microbiome Sequencing and Analysis Services Jan 27, 2021 GATC Health, Liquid Biosciences Partner to Provide Multiomic Biomarker Discovery Jan 19, 2021 ABO Histo-Blood Groups Influence Makeup of Gut Microbiome, New Study Finds Dec 16, 2020 Dental Plaque Microbes Genetically More Similar to Those of Soil Than Nearby Tongue Nov 9, 2020 Metagenomic Microbiome Analysis Expands Known Phylogenetic Diversity of Earth's Bacteria, Archaea Load More Breaking News Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms ALL Genomes Marked by High DNA Methylation Levels Cepheid Gets CE Mark for Updated Rapid COVID MDx Test Mainz Biomed, Dante Labs Partner to Commercialize ColoAlert in Europe, UAE CellCarta Acquires Rights to Targeted Protein Assays from Fred Hutch Spinout Precision Assays Genetic Analysis, Omnigene Medical Technologies Ink Distribution, Tech Transfer Deal The Scan Monkeypox Case Found in US The New York Times says that a case of monkeypox has now been reported in the US. Effects on Fetal Screening Wired writes that changes to US abortion laws could affect screening for fatal congenital conditions. 'Pharma Bro' Out of Prison The Wall Street Journal reports that Martin Shkreli has been released from prison to a halfway house. Nature Papers Present Cultivate Oat Genome, Benchmarking of Spatial and Single-Cell Transcriptomic Integration Methods In Nature this week: reference genome of the cultivated oat, and more.