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The International Genomics Consortium and the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital will serve as Biospecimen Core Resources for The Cancer Genome Atlas.

Arizona State University's new ASU Center for Membrane Proteins and Infectious Diseases will be one of nine new national centers focused on examining the structure, dynamics, and function of membrane proteins under the NIGMS-funded Protein Structure Initiative: Biology.

Akonni is developing a multi-drug resistant/extensively drug-resistant (MDR/XDR) genotyping testing technology for the point-of-care setting.

The five-year program will provide $4 million each next year for a clinical coordinating center and a data coordinating center to support the Parkinson's Disease Biomarkers Identification Network.

Boston Medical Center won a $3 million grant from NIH for efforts aimed at identifying TB-related biomarkers.

Rhode Island Women & Infants Hospital and Brown University will study epigenetic events during fetal development that can impact health later in life.

The school will use the NCRR funding to expand its Center for Protein Structure and Function.

With the aim of understanding and even manipulating tolerance to low-oxygen levels, UCSD will look for hypoxia-related molecular signatures in the fruit fly.

The firms won grants to develop integrated diagnostic systems used to counter natural or man-made biological threats.

The NIH funding will support labs and research cores performing proteomics, systems biology, computational biology, imaging, and other research projects and services.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.