phylogenetics Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Researchers used metagenomic DNA and RNA sequencing to identify viruses from dozens of viral families in bat samples collected across Switzerland. Genomic Study Highlights Summer Travel Role in SARS-CoV-2 Variant Spread in Europe Investigators found that a strain that first appeared in Spain last spring was introduced to additional European locations hundreds of times with the help of summer travel. Genomic, Epidemiological Analysis Traces SARS-CoV-2 P.1 Lineage Emergence in Brazil A group led by University of São Paulo researchers timed the lineage's emergence to mid-November and examined its transmissibility and immune evasion. Phylogenetic Analysis Shows How Superspreader Events Fueled SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Researchers analyzed viral samples from Boston early in the pandemic to study transmission events, including at a large international conference held there. Austrian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Study Delivers Details for Superspreader Events Early in Pandemic Researchers retraced clusters of related cases with epidemiology and deep sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 samples collected in Austria in the spring. Nov 12, 2020 Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Spread Common in Close Quarters, US Military Studies Suggest Oct 29, 2020 Dozens of Introduction Events Sparked SARS-CoV-2 Spread in Oregon, Sequence Data Suggests Premium Oct 8, 2020 Genomic Data Helps Explain Yaws Re-emergence, Antibiotic Resistance in Papua New Guinea Sep 24, 2020 Antibiotic Resistance Spread in Europe Informed by Bacterial Plasmid Sequencing Jun 11, 2020 Coronavirus Pathogenicity Clues Uncovered Using Machine-Learning Approach Apr 17, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Epidemiology Suggests Reintroductions, Domestic Spread in China, US Apr 13, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Genomes Let Researchers Retrace Viral Spread, Mitigation Effects Mar 27, 2020 SARS-CoV-2-Related Coronaviruses Found in Pangolins Feb 10, 2020 Coronavirus Genome Annotation Reveals Amino Acid Differences With Other SARS Viruses Oct 2, 2019 Plague Genomes Reveal How Pandemic Spread in 14th, 18th Centuries Sep 11, 2019 Strep A Sequences Point to Potential Scarlet Fever Culprit in the UK Aug 1, 2019 Evolution, History of Transmissible Dog Cancer Untangled With New Exome Sequences May 28, 2019 Group A Streptococcus Vaccine Target Candidates Identified From Global Genome Set May 24, 2019 Leptospira Genome Set Leads to New Species, Refined Classification Scheme May 3, 2019 Ancient Horse Genome Analysis Documents Domestication History, Diversity Dips Apr 30, 2019 Chickpea Traits, Domestication History Revealed through Global Sequencing Effort Apr 23, 2019 Researchers Explore Pathogenic, Drug-Resistant E. Coli Population Adaptation Strategies Apr 16, 2019 Ancient European, Pathogen DNA Data Promises to Shed Light on Brain Disorders, Infectious Disease Premium Apr 2, 2019 Klebsiella Sequencing Study Reveals Resistance, Transmission Events During Chinese Hospital Outbreak Mar 20, 2019 Early Migrations to Canary Islands Untangled with Ancient Mitochondrial DNA Load More Breaking News Roche Receives EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.