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UT-SWMC researcher Eric Olson will study dystrophin produced with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in a mouse model, as well as off-target effects.

The newly funded projects focus on the development of informatics infrastructure for sharing genomic and clinical data to better manage patient care.

The grant, made through Innovate UK, will specifically fund a collaboration between Oxford Genetics and researchers at the University of Oxford.

A team of Swedish researchers has received $3.3 million to develop a new nanotechnology platform for detecting blood-borne markers in lung and breast cancer.

The team will use the new research grant to further develop the Stockholm3 prostate cancer test and to design follow-on diagnostics to help treat patients with the disease.

The funds will support TGen's efforts to use graphics processing units to reduce single-cell transcriptome data analysis times from months to days.

St. Louis-based Benson Hill will receive a grant from the NCGA, and will work with the group on breeding corn using its CropOS informatics platform.

The projects focus on early treatment of prostate cancer and cataloguing mutations in difficult-to-diagnose diseases, among other things. 

The project is the consumer genomics firm's latest effort to improve diversity in genetics research. 

The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.

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The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.

Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.

NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.