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Northwestern University Joins Open Biosystems RNAi Program

NEW YORK, March 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Open Biosystems said today that NorthwesternUniversity has joined its Open Access RNAi Program.


According to Open Biosystems, Northwestern's community of 270 participating research labs will have access to the company's RNAi technology through its whole-genome lentiviral shRNAmir libraries.


Financial details were not discussed.

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.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

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.