NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The cancer research fund-raising organization Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) said today that its latest funding round of $9.7 million includes several grants to support genetics, genomics, and molecular oncology studies.

The grants give up to $750,000 over three years to young researchers who are engaging in "high-risk/high-reward" studies, and the winners were selected by a scientific advisory committee assembled by the American Association for Cancer Research.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.

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