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The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners.

The Dutch companies will use sequencing- and machine learning-based methods to quantify genomic instability-causing mutations in blood cells.

Geisinger researchers will work with collaborators at the nonprofit FH Foundation to develop new methods for the identification and cascade testing of FH.

Under the terms of the five-year grant, Coriell will continue to support the NINDS Human Genetics Research Center.

The grant was awarded through the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and philanthropic partners.

The funding will be used to adapt the company's web-based genomic data analysis methods platform for computational analyses developed for ENCODE.

The project represents the UK portion of a broader initiative to sequence the genomes of all 1.5 million known animals, plants, protozoa, and fungi.

The study will recruit up to 200 patients with active Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis and sort them into high- and low-risk cohorts using the PredictSure IBD test. 

The firm is developing the test under a contract with the US Department of Health and Human Services' Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.

The consortium is comprised of researchers from Inova, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Mayo Clinic, and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Among the study's goals is to identify molecular signatures that can distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from interstitial lung disease.

The five-year funding commitment represents a 5 percent increase over the previous grant period for the rapidly growing archive of 3D protein structures.

The number of technologies to be assessed is vast, and ranges from liquid biopsies and molecular imaging to immunohistochemistry and RNA-seq.

The Hayward, California-based firm aims to tailor its NX One sample prep platform to isolate and detect cancer stem cells in urothelial cancer of the bladder.

The scientists aim to use single-cell analysis to investigate the role of variation in a gene called ID3 in vascular smooth muscle cells.

The project is part of the Human Cell Atlas, an international effort to build reference maps of all human cell types using single-cell analysis.

The NHGRI said it expects to fund between three and five research centers, as well as one coordinating center, over a five year period.

While the Oxford, UK-based company has focused on drug development partnerships to date, it is also keen to see uptake of genetic disease risk screening by the NHS.

The company's SpliceCore platform maps patient RNA sequencing data to a collection of over 5 million alternative splicing errors to pinpoint ones that cause disease.

The Genomics Research and Innovation Network has built an open-source system for querying genotype-phenotype databases at its member hospitals.

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