NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioTrove and Gene Express said today that they have been awarded a two-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a genetic profiling test for the risk of lung cancer in collaboration with Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
The researchers will combine BioTrove’s OpenArray PCR platform, Gene Express’ PCR standards, and Mount Sinai’s clinical knowledge to study genetic biomarkers linked to lung cancer.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.