By Matt Jones
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NIH funded 487,900 jobs in 2010 and generated $68 billion in economic activity, a coalition of public and private partners said in a new report.
The institute plans to issue a funding announcement for a repository to store samples and conduct DNA extraction and genotyping.
The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.
An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.
The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.