With all of its 600 nurses trained in genomics competency, the research hospital at NIH wants patient genetic pedigrees available directly in the EMR.
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.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.