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The firm said the panel will help include African Americans in health-focused genetic research, which has been skewed towards people with European ancestry. 

Investigators hope to develop tools that could enable integrated access to large repositories of sequence data and the building of an "Internet of genomic computing services" that provides Google-like processing.

The grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine will fund research on two approaches to DMD gene therapy using CRISPR/Cas9.

Interviews with leading UK scientists revealed apprehension about losing access to European funding, limitations on freedom of movement, and an exodus of biotechs to the EU.

The Irving Institute, a CUMC partnership with New York-Presbyterian, will fund its precision medicine program and the development of new therapies.

The firm will develop a platform to detect toxic algal blooms in freshwater and marine environments using its Array System and LightDeck technology.

The European Commission recently awarded the researchers €1.5 million to probe the mechanics of heart failure using proteomic, genomic, and epidemiological approaches.

NIH Director Francis Collins; FDA Commissioner Robert Califf

With NIH funds, organizations will build the 1 million volunteer cohort, while FDA's draft guidances will inform regulation of genetic tests critical for precision medicine.

The new center will focus on supporting and mentoring junior faculty researchers as well as on building bioinformatics infrastructure for projects.

Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.

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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.