NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The EU has granted €11.3 million ($16.1 million) to support an international genomics research project to identify the genetic and environmental causes of asthma.

The studies, coordinated by Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine at Imperial College, London, will extend a resource of 40,000 severe asthmatic subjects in order to conduct genomic and proteomic analyses.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.