NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health on Friday issued requests for applications for two trans-NIH funding programs for small businesses focused on bioscience and biomedicine, including the Small Business Innovation Research grants and the Small Business Technology Transfer program.

The STTR grants will give either up to $100,000 (Phase I) for one year or $750,000 (Phase II) for up to two years.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.