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Marine Research Institute Launches Public Toxicogenomics Database

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (GenomeWeb News) - The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory has publicly released a comparative toxicogenomics database, the marine research institute said today.

 

The database, which is available as a prototype, contains curated molecular and toxicology data from several organisms.

 

CTD, which is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, can be accessed here. Scientists can submit data sets via the website. The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory is based in Salisbury Cove, Maine.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

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Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.