microbiome analysis Shoreline Biome Inks Distribution Deal With Inqaba Biotec for Sub-Saharan Africa Shoreline offers all-in-one microbiome assay kits, as well as related analysis software, designed to work on long-read and short-read sequencing platforms. CosmosID, Sandwalk BioVentures Partner on GRAS Genomic Reporting Service The companies will offer sequencing and safety reporting services for next-generation probiotics aimed at the US market. Illumina, Microba Life Sciences Partner on Human Gut Microbiome Research The partners will combine Illumina's next-generation sequencing technology with Australia-based Microba Life Science's microbiome analysis platform. Viome Forays Outside Molecularly Informed DTC Wellness Testing With Oral Cancer Assay Premium The firm also hopes to use its metatranscriptomics approach to develop diagnostics and therapeutics for a variety of other disease areas. Researchers Reconstruct Ancient Human Gut Microbiomes From Paleofeces The analysis found the ancient gut microbiomes to be similar to those of modern-day individuals from non-industrialized populations. 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 Nov 2, 2020 Gut Microbiome Maturation Plays Role in Reduced Asthma Risk in Infants Exposed to Farms 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 Aug 12, 2020 Traveler's Diarrhea Among Soldiers Linked to Gut Microbiome Changes Jul 21, 2020 Host Genetic, Environmental Factors Influence Composition of Urinary Tract Microbiome 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 Jul 7, 2020 Irish Traveller Gut Microbiomes Reveal Effect of Lifestyle Change on Microbial Makeup, Disease Risk Jun 4, 2020 Prescient Metabiomics, Harvard Partner on Colon Cancer Biomarker Research May 29, 2020 Metatranscriptomic Study of COVID-19 Patients Shows More Disrupted Airway Microbiome Apr 15, 2020 Infant Gut Virome Influenced by Breastfeeding, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Mar 16, 2020 With $100M in New Funding, Tempus Targets Diseases Beyond Cancer Premium Feb 27, 2020 Microbiome Composition Predicts Clinical Outcome Among Stem Cell Transplant Patients Load More Breaking News Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.