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 Air Force will provide the company with the funds to further develop its system for on-site detection of numerous pathogens.
The grants will support research into epigenetic markers related to cancer and its causes in certain groups.
Scientists at Georgia Tech, Penn State, and USC will develop the tools for next-gen computing and test them on fruit fly genomes.
TGen, three Arizona universities, and Obsidian Strategic are aiming to develop a link between the partners that would greatly speed up the transfer of life sciences data.
A new report offers ways for small, society publishers to transition to Plan S standards, ScienceInsider says.
A gas explosion sparked a fire at a Russian laboratory that stores dangerous pathogens, the Guardian reports.
Researchers turn to protein analysis to examine an ancient rhino sample, Smithsonian.com reports.
In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.