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Funded by a $120M grant, the planned interdisciplinary School of Data Science will dedicate perhaps a quarter of its resources to bioinformatics-related activities.

The company will donate the Infinium Global Diversity array it developed for the program to the three All of Us genome centers to process up to 1 million samples.

The $10 million donation from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan should accelerate data sharing and alleviate shortage in bioinformatics expertise.

The money was provided by real estate developer and philanthropist Conrad Prebys and will be used to accelerate the delivery of new treatments to improve human health.

The gift from Dwight Schar will launch a personalized oncology institute at the Inova Center for Personalized Health, part of the Inova Health System.

The Centre for Evolutionary Genomics will train graduate students in genomic techniques, funded by a gift from the Leverhulme Trust's Doctoral Scholarships program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) in Kannapolis, NC, said today that it has received a $50 million donation from its namesake donor, and it will use the funds to support its day-to-day operations over the next eight years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City said today that it has received a $1 million grant to fund its Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine, which aims to use genome sequencing in the clinical care of newborns.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Salk Institute for Biological Studies said today that it plans to use a $42 million donation to create a new center that will focus on genome-based research into a range of human diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canada's Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation said today that it will use a new C$50 million (US$50.3 million) private donation to fund a research effort that will use genomics, molecular imaging, and tumor biology studies to develop personalized cancer medicine innovat

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.