In Brief This Week: TGen; BD Biosciences; Signature Genomics Laboratories | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - A new breast health center that has opened in Phoenix will include a tumor biorepository for researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute.

The new 9,000-suare-foot Breast Health and Research Center will open next to the John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital. TGen plans to help the non-profit center discover new ways to diagnose and treat breast cancer, it said this week.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.