NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The Coriell Institute for Medical Research has won a $16.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue to host a genetics resource of specimens and clinical data specifically for use in studies of neurological diseases.

The Camden, NJ-based institute said today that it will use the funding, which is spread over five years, to maintain the Human Genetics Resource Center for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.