SRA International

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – SRA International, a provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, said today that it has joined the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SRA International today announced a task order amounting to up to $9.7 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to provide "comprehensive" information technology support.

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SRA International has tapped John Greene to serve as its senior director of bioinformatics.

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SRA International will provide genomics and other biological support services for the National Toxicology Program.

The funds will be used to support the data coordinating center of the Cancer Genome Atlas project as well as to develop an algorithm repository and provide direct bioinformatics support to the TCGA program office.

The company will use the funds to continue to support The Cancer Genome Atlas's Data Coordinating Center.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.