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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A collection of studies, perspectives articles, and reviews in this week's issues of Science and Science Translational Medicine outline the progress that's been made in un

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers are using human reads from metagenomic sequencing studies to begin looking at how host genetics influence microbial communities on and in the human body.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The community of microbes found in the vagina varies dramatically over time in some women but remains relatively stable in others, according to a study appearing online today in Science Translational Medicine.

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PathoGenetix today announced it has raised $7.5 million in a second closing of a Series B financing round, bringing the total raised in the round to $11.5 million.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microbiome technology firm Second Genome today announced the closing of a Series A financing round that raised $5 million.

Bringing together new and published metagenome data on gut microbes for dozens of individuals from six countries, researchers have identified three types of stable gut microbe communities, dubbed enterotypes.

Three research projects that will use genomics research into preterm birth were among the recipients of the grants, each for $600,000 over four years.


NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.