Participants in the pilot will begin developing the capabilities required for the planned data commons, including making data transparent and interoperable.
Participants in the round included both new and existing investors.
The resource will offer easy access to an inventory of vendors with patient-derived xenograph models as well as associated molecular data for oncology drug discovery projects.
Repositive's platform, which is currently in beta testing, will include information from Xpressomics' data repositories.
The company will use the funds to further develop software for sharing genomic data, and to initiate research collaborations.
Retraction Watch reports that a paper was pulled because it refers to a gene that doesn't exist in mice.
Researchers were able to generate fertilized northern white rhinoceros eggs, according to Mashable.
Former Orig3n employees raise concerns about its testing at Bloomberg Businessweek.
In PLOS this week: microRNA expression changes in hepatocellular carcinoma, real-time PCR-based approach for diagnosing schistosomiasis, and more.