The NIH funding will support young investigators in their research and as they develop their careers in cancer genetics.
These studies will take a systems biology approach to discover gene networks and pathways linked to lung-microbe interactions.
The schools will use the NIAID grant to expand the Eukaryotic Pathogen Genome Database Resource for five years.
The University of Oklahoma's Advanced Center for Genome Technology has received a $7.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support its work on the tomato genome sequencing project.
The NIH and NSF funding will go to various studies aimed at approaching biology and disease from new directions.
The $2.4 million stimulus grant will study the gene and protein links between the axolotl salamander and mammals.
The grants will support new informatics technologies to analyze and mine sequencing data from the Human Microbiome Project.
These cutting-edge technologies would enable scientists to image and analyze epigenetic changes in vivo.
The five-year funding will go to study genes and biomarkers related to DNA replication and repair in breast cancer.
The institute will provide small research grants for the development of relevant genome data analysis technologies.
The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.
The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.
New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.
In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.