NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers seeking to map the genome of Acropora coral in a coral genome project are seeking public funding for their project, according to a recent report.

To complete their study the researchers said they are appealing to the Australian Genome Alliance, a nonprofit organization, to lobby on their behalf for federal funding, the Australian Broadcasting Company's Science Online journal reported last week.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.