By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) plans to use $40 million to fund projects that will combine stem cell research with genomics research resources.

CIRM said on Tuesday that its governing board has approved the funding to create one or two Stem Cell Genomics Centers of Excellence at universities in California. The new centers will serve as genomics resources for state scientists who may not otherwise have access to such technologies.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.