By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The multi-year effort at the National Institutes of Health to identify the functional elements in the genomes of humans, fruit flies, and roundworms will expand to create a more complete catalog of those elements, after leadership at the National Human Genome Research Institute approved up to $123 million to fund several new grant programs Monday.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.