mutation detection DNA 'Damagenome' May Provide Disease Clues, Study Suggests Investigators used a new approach for detecting spontaneous DNA damage, highlighting high-damage genes and functional pathways with potential disease ties. Guardant Health Targets Emerging Treatment Response Market With New ctDNA Product Premium The firm announced the new test, Guardant360 Response, alongside its launch of its Guardant360 TissueNext tumor tissue genomic profiling product. OncoDiag Taking Aim at Broader Adoption of Molecular Multiplex Test for Bladder Cancer Recurrence Premium On the back of a recently announced $3 million in funding, the firm has begun marketing its Urodiag kit to urologists throughout Europe. At AGBT, Two Labs Share SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance Experience Premium The Wellcome Sanger Institute and the BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Lab have been using viral sequencing to follow the spread of variants of concern. Agena Rolls out Seq-It SARS-CoV-2 Variant Panel Globally for Use on MassArray System Premium The assay is being positioned as an alternative to next-generation sequencing-based approaches, which its creators view as ponderous and pricey. Jan 27, 2021 Small Cell Lung Cancer Study Uncovers Disease-Associated Germline Mutations Jan 13, 2021 Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Finds Contribution From De Novo Tandem Repeat Mutations Jan 11, 2021 Multi-Cancer Molecular Screening Assays Primed for Clinical Implementation in 2021 Premium Jan 7, 2021 Identical Twins Have Non-Identical Genomes, Study Finds Jan 7, 2021 Clear Labs, Integrated DNA Technologies Expand Partnership to Include COVID-19 Testing Dec 9, 2020 Appendiceal Cancer Sequences Suggest Distinct Mutation Patterns in Early-, Late-Onset Cases Nov 25, 2020 Recurrent SARS-CoV-2 Virus Mutations Do Not Increase Transmissibility, Study Finds Nov 23, 2020 Broad Institute DepMap Project Could Lead to Development of New Cancer Drugs Premium Nov 18, 2020 MSK Study Suggests Germline Tests May Miss Mosaic Cancer Risk Mutations in Some Patients Premium Oct 29, 2020 Single-Cell Analysis Elucidates Mutation Patterns in Myeloid Malignancies Oct 27, 2020 Clonal Hematopoiesis Mutation Study Reveals Risk of Treatment-Related Cancer Oct 14, 2020 Developmental Disorder Study Identifies 28 Novel Disease Genes Oct 7, 2020 Post-mortem Melanocyte Mutations Provide Melanoma Clues Oct 1, 2020 Cancer Clues Gleaned from Somatic Mutation Patterns in Normal Bladders Sep 15, 2020 Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Clues Uncovered From Genomic, Chromatin Profiles Jul 21, 2020 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study Points to Role For Somatic Colon Mutations Jun 9, 2020 Glioblastoma Genomes Point to Non-Coding Driver Mutations May 26, 2020 Colorectal Cancer Study Reveals Tumor Mutation, Immune Microenvironment Relationships Apr 23, 2020 Agilent, Mission Bio Ink Comarketing Agreement for Single-Cell Platform Apr 16, 2020 Human Tumor Atlas Network Team Shares Strategy for Tracking Tumor Transitions Load More Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.