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.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.