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In Print: Mar 6, 2009

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Bioinformatics Tool-Related Papers of Note, February 2009

People Transfer: Mar 4, 2009

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Fate Therapeutics names Dan Shoemaker as CTO

Speakers at the Future of Genomic Medicine conference tempered their enthusiasm about the field by highlighting a number of obstacles standing in the way of making whole-genome studies a standard part of medical care.

Linguamatics plans this year to continue building a customer base among large pharmaceutical firms, while Bioalma is eyeing the academic market to help drive growth in 2009.

People Transfer: Feb 25, 2009

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Thomas Fekete to direct Johns Hopkins' INBT; UW TechTransfer names Entrepreneur Residents and Advisors

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have based their products on what scientists have accomplished, but the caveat is that the science is still in its early days.

Both companies are offering users of second-generation sequencing systems new tools to select portions of the genome for targeted resequencing but have optimized their products for different sequencing platforms.

Funding from the National Institutes of Health for all proteomics-related research shrank by almost 3 percent in fiscal 2008, according to an analysis of NIH data by ProteoMonitor.

In the wake of the announcement that the working draft of the human genome sequence is done, BioInform spoke with four informatics

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.