More than a year after a project to map out the human proteome was first proposed, members of the Human Proteome Project and attendees of the Human Proteome Organization's annual conference, which was held in Toronto in September, revisited the merits, challenges, and advisability of such a project.

In April 2008, HUPO first publicized its plans to launch the ambitious initiative as a follow-up to the Human Genome Project in order to "fill in the void between the genotype and the phenotype," a HUPO official said at the time.

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A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.

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