NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics at the University of California, Irvine, has won a five-year, $5.6 million award from the National Institute of Health's National Library of Medicine to fund educational programs in biomedical computing, the university said Thursday.
The Biomedical Informatics Training program trains graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at UC Irvine's School of Information and Computer Sciences.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

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.

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.

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.