NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Functional Genomics Center will use funding from the US Military to run a collaborative project focused on finding genetic variations involved in ovarian cancer.

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, which runs the NFGC, said today that it will lead a consortium of researchers and physicians supported by a $500,000 grant from the US Army Medical Research & Materiel Command and the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.

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26
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This webinar will describe a protocol and proof-of-principle experiments for Cellular Indexing of Transcriptome and Epitopes by Sequencing (CITE-seq).