NIH funding

The centers will generate genotype and whole-genome sequence data from the samples submitted by participants.

Applicants will be expected to develop the capacity to conduct up to 200,000 genome-wide assays per year and generate high-quality genotyping and genome sequence data.

The six-year, $190 million Somatic Cell Genome Editing program aims to remove barriers that slow the adoption of genome editing for treating patients.

In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

Hospital will partner with several other institutions in this effort to support data-driven research into pediatric cancers and structural birth defects.

Biotech and academic leaders met with Trump administration officials to discuss NIH funding, ScienceInsider reports.

The funding will be used to develop new software and data structures to enable researchers to use the GO data for network-based analysis. 

The funding builds on more than $1.7 million already awarded to the firm, which is building a diagnostic for characterizing patients in clinical trials.

The company plans to develop a liquid biopsy assay that can identify patients most likely to benefit from treatment with checkpoint inhibitors.

Mathais Lichterfeld of the Ragon Institute and Rushdy Ahmad of the Broad Institute will use high-throughput proteomics to find phosphorylation important to HIV replication.

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.