SNP arrays Researchers Encourage Forensics Labs to Adopt New Genomic Technologies for Relationship Testing Premium Driving the shift is a belief that standard STR testing is not always a reliable tool for determining complex family relationships. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Accusing Illumina, Affymetrix of Fraud, Theft of Trade Secrets The federal court order dismissed the case with prejudice, which prevents the plaintiffs from raising the case again. Eurofins Scientific, Medicinal Genomics Partner on Cannabis SNP Chip The chip will include coding SNPs identified by Medicinal Genomics using its Kannapedia cannabis genomic database, according to Eurofins. Asuragen, Wave Life Sciences to Develop Companion Diagnostics for Huntington's Disease Therapies Asuragen will use its Amplidex PCR tech to develop companion diagnostics for Wave's investigational allele-selective therapeutic programs for Huntington's. Somatic Copy Number Changes in Normal Tissues Near Tumors Shed Light on Oncogenic Processes Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center found that somatic copy number alterations are more frequent in normal tissue surrounding tumor than in blood. Nov 4, 2019 IVF Doesn't Increase Chromosomal Instability in Newborns, Study Finds Oct 24, 2019 Illumina Q3 Revenues Grow 6 Percent Sep 3, 2019 'Extreme Inbreeding' Identified in Small Subset of UK Biobank Participants Aug 9, 2019 Candidate Cancer Genes Identified From GWAS Risk SNPs, Expression Clues Aug 9, 2019 Selection Signals Uncovered In African Rainforest Hunter-Gatherer Exomes Apr 5, 2019 Patia Marketing Diabetes Risk Test Including Polygenic Risk Score, Personalizable Prevention App Premium Mar 25, 2019 Leukemia Relapse After Stem Cell Transplant Linked to Transcriptional Signature Feb 13, 2019 Diabetes Genetic Risk Assay Shows Improvement, Investigators Plan IVD Kits Premium Feb 8, 2019 Genetic Genealogy Firms Reassure Clients About Data Privacy After FTDNA Divulges FBI Partnership Premium Jan 24, 2019 At PMWC, Experts Discuss Benefits, Challenges of Implementing Genomics in Health Systems Premium Nov 5, 2018 Schizophrenics' Responses to Antipsychotic Drugs Could be Predicted by Polygenic Risk Scores Oct 11, 2018 Family Ties Can Compromise Genomic Data Privacy, New Studies Suggest Sep 24, 2018 Genetics, Gut Microbes Linked to Blood Levels of Cardiovascular Disease-Related Proteins Sep 24, 2018 Cytox Expands Alzheimer's Disease Collaboration With AIBL Sep 12, 2018 Genomic Analysis Reveals Molecular Features of Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia Subtypes Jul 25, 2018 Sleep, Depression Appear to Involve Shared Gene Networks Jul 12, 2018 Researchers Develop 'Nanotweezer' Microchip for Real-Time SNP Detection Premium May 24, 2018 As Parabon NanoLabs' Genetic Genealogy Service Helps Solve Murder Cases, Privacy Questions Remain Premium Mar 8, 2018 Cytox, Cardiff University Win $1.1M Grant to Validate Alzheimer's Risk Panel Mar 2, 2018 Mosaic Maternal Fragile Site Expansion Adds to List of Variants Causing False-Positive NIPT Results Load More Breaking News Analysis of Ancient Plaque Points to Agriculture-Related Oral Microbiome Changes in Southern Europe Gene-Disrupting Ultra-Rare Variants More Common in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder CDC to Withdraw EUA for COVID-19 Test; FDA Revokes Three Other EUAs for Non-Use, Agency Clearance Quidel, Beckman Coulter Settle Legal Dispute Over Cardiac Immunoassay Business Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Pacific Biosciences, Illumina, Natera, and More Canine Genetics Firm Embark Veterinary Raises $75M in Series B Round The Scan Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post. Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high. To See Future Risk Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening. PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.