NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canada has invested C$575,000 (US$585,000) in the Delta Genomics Centre, a non-profit genomics services provider that supports livestock research
to spur development of new genetic profiling technologies.

The Centre will use the funding to collect and analyze, profile, and catalogue cattle samples and to provide data to Canadian breed associations. The Centre provides biobanking, genotyping, and sequencing services for the livestock industry and for the academic research community.

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A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.