The firm will use the grant to accelerate the commercialization of synthetic DNA standards and algorithms licensed from the University of Minnesota.
The Israeli firm recently announced the results of a multicenter study of its Bladder EpiCheck test in addition to netting €2.5 million in EU funding to develop a lung cancer assay.
Several companies will receive grants to develop hepatitis C molecular point-of-care and core antigen diagnostic assays.
The funding from the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research will support an initiative to investigate cancer genomics in ethnically diverse populations.
The multi-year cow genomics project aims to improve genetic selection and identify functional elements in the cow's genome.
The European Commission recently awarded Cergentis a €1.2 million grant to support the development of its TLA technology for use in FFPE samples.
Male scientists are more likely to win a National Institutes of Health grant for early investigators, according to Science.
A new study finds that peer reviewers usually don't agree on the quality of research grant proposals.
During a two-year pilot, the Genomic Ascertainment Cohort will collect 10,000 genotypes and make patients available for follow-up exams to confirm predictions.
Stand Up to Cancer is teaming with Microsoft and SITC to provide a new round of $11 million in grants to study cancer immunotherapies.
The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.
Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.
Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.