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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded $21 million to support the establishment of the Center for HIV RNA Studies, which is led by researchers at the University of Michigan and includes investigators from 13 other institutions across the US.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As biomedical research institutes have felt the squeeze of tightening science budgets at federal and state levels, the Academy for Medical Development and Collaboration (AMDeC) has been expanding its mission to create new ways for institutes to share resources and info

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new consortium has been launched in Europe with the goal of developing a handheld molecular diagnostic device to test for malaria.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CLC bio has been awarded a $2 million grant from the European Union to develop a software platform to support a multi-partner project using next-generation sequencing to identify infections, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers in four European countries will use a €6 million ($7.5 million) grant to develop molecular diagnostic testing technology to accelerate diagnosis of respiratory tract infections, such as pneumonia, the European Commission said yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The German Ministry for Research and Education (BMBF) plans to invest €16 million ($20.1 million) over five years into an initiative to generate epigenome maps, called DEEP, that will be a contributor to the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Officials in Australia today launched a two-year, A$5.5 million (US$5.7 million) initiative to identify the common genetic mutations that cause melanoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Serious Adverse Events Consortium today said that it will collaborate with scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy on research into the genetics behind drug-induced renal inju

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of Canadian research institutes, universities, and funding partners have launched a C$8.2 million (US$8 million) effort to conduct molecular and genomic studies of glioblastoma tumors and develop targeted, personalized treatments for the deadly brain cancer, th

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Population Genetics said today that it has received funding to support a European-backed international research consortium studying genetic risk among children for relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL.

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The New York Times reports on an effort to address in high school biology classes misconceptions regarding race and genetics.

60 Minutes speaks with Harvard's George Church about tackling the effects of aging and more.

In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.

GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.