The UCSF institute will study transcription factors and genetic networks linked to congenital heart disease.
The SBIR funding may provide up to $2.8 million for a test for early stage lung cancer.
Funding cooperative partnerships, the PGRP grants are focused on crop research that address "urgent societal needs."
The school will use around $3 million for biomarker studies, sequence analysis, and bioinformatics.
The company will use the NIAID funding to develop its synthetic biology technologies.
The two-pronged program will focus on stem cell differentiation and use cellular and molecular profiling to generate data.
The schools will use the NIDA and NHLBI funds for pediatric genomics studies.
The grants will support US biomedical informatics training collaborations with centers in S. America, Africa, and India.
23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.
China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.
In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.
NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.