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Doudna will get $2.1 million to set up the Center for Genome Editing and Recording, and Zhang will get $1.1 million to develop tools for RNA interrogation.

The UK-based company plans to use the funds to develop an automated, benchtop device for the creation of high-value, genome-edited cell lines.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is providing informatics services for an NCI-funded project to standardize cancer genomics ontologies.

The NIH proposes using a Grant Support Index to limit the total amount of grant support any one principal investigator can have.

The grant will fund a collaboration investigating whether genomic signatures and other biomarkers can be used in clinical diagnosis and monitoring of kidney cancer.

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

The program will provide two young scientists with funding for independent research as well as resources to help them commercialize their technology.

Researchers hope to identify exosomal biomarkers that can predict or detect cancer recurrence and metastasis at its earliest stages.

The firm said that the test may be validated as a prognostic test for colorectal cancer and a predictive test for cancer immunotherapies. 

The researchers believe that by monitoring mtDNA copy number in blood, they will be able to identify people at risk for developing CHD who could benefit from preventative efforts.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.