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The agency is seeking grant applications for projects using genomics to study HIV/AIDS drug responses and comorbidities.

Translational scientist Jacqueline Achkar of Albert Einstein Medical College will lead several collaborations to build a point-of-care diagnostic platform.

In counting defective proviruses, approaches for estimating the size of HIV patients' virus reservoirs are throwing off estimates of treatment effectiveness.

Researchers uncovered differences in diversity and composition in the microbiomes of infants exposed to HIV, as compared to unexposed infants.

The firm is hiring new scientific and managerial staff as it targets distinct markets in Africa for its nucleic acid amplification-based resistance test. 

Prequalification now enables procurement in numerous countries within sub-Saharan Africa that have regulations requiring this type of oversight.

The prototype showed biases at low virus concentrations and the researchers raised concerns over use of whole blood versus plasma HIV RNA as a biomarker. 

The researchers combined epitope tagging and affinity-capture mass spec to investigate interactors of two HIV proteins as they exist in functional viruses.

Researchers in San Diego collaborated with the American Red Cross to enable molecular testing, reducing incidence in the zip codes where screening was offered.

Escape From Editing

Researchers report this week that HIV-1 can become resistant to CRISPR/Cas9 editing.

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The New York Times looks at companies using genomic tools to try to quickly identify the cause of patients' infections.

The White House has asked for $2.5 billion in funding to address the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Associated Press.

A resignation at the Marine Biological Laboratory highlights that institutions are unsure of how to handle researchers previously found to have violated codes of conduct, Nature News says.

In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.