Using Roche 454 sequencing, a team of Swedish researchers has produced the draft genome of a giardiasis-causing parasite.
The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology is still getting its momentum going, but it's already seen promising work in proteomics and spawned collaborations among its members.
Pharmacogenomics studies presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting in Denver, Colo.
Merck, Medarex, and UMass' MBL Ink mAb deal; Vandy licenses cancer Rx assay to DiaTech; MolecularMD sub-licenses OHSU CML mutation test to Mayo Clinic, and more …
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.