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The partners are planning a joint research center at Providence Health Care's St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver and a center of excellence in China.

Deloitte said this week that it is now a gold-level sponsor of the TranSMART Foundation and that as part of its sponsorship, Brett Davis, a principal with Deloitte Consulting and general manager of Deloitte Health Informatics, will join the foundation's board of directors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Deloitte Consulting late on Tuesday announced it has acquired Recombinant Data for an undisclosed amount.

The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences will collaborate with Deloitte's life sciences consulting branch to develop its strategic plans for working with investors, companies, universities, and government.

A report from Deloitte Consulting also said the Council must help life-sci businesses find capital, equipment discounts, legal advice, trained workers, and clout with state and federal officials.

The public-private BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota said the state should develop clusters in animal health, food, biofuel/renewable energy, and renewable materials capable of competing with other states.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.