The new institute, co-located with the China National GeneBank, will focus on synthetic biology technologies and applications.
With its inaugural informatics director set to begin next month, the year-old IU Precision Health Initiative should begin its research work this fall.
The new data center will establish a strong foundation for research into the genetic causes of common diseases and how to prevent them.
The Bridget Ogilvie Building will house sequencing facilities, and the Biodata Innovation Centre will host genomic startups.
The DNA foundries have been funded through an £18 million ($23.5 million) investment from the BBSRC and should all be fully operational by next year.
The laboratory will employ dedicated computational biologists and bioinformaticians to analyze genomic datasets for ALSF-funded researchers and other scientists.
The new center will focus on supporting and mentoring junior faculty researchers as well as on building bioinformatics infrastructure for projects.
The firm and the cancer center will work together to use genome information-based precision medicine for cancer research.
The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine is a joint project of CHOP Research Institute and CHOP's Department of Biomedical Health and Informatics.
Over five years, the Broad and MD Anderson Cancer Center will characterize molecular changes found in tumors for multiple programs at the NCI.
CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.
Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.
An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.
In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.