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EMBL Hamburg Gets 3.5M Euro For TB Structural Proteomics

NEW YORK, June 24 - The European Molecular Biology Laboratory's Hamburg outstation and its partners have received a 3.5 million Euro ($4 million) grant from the German government to do structural proteomics on Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the EMBL said late Monday.


The grant, awarded by the German Federal Ministry of Education, is part of the government's proteomics initiative, "New efficient procedures for functional proteome analysis."

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WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.