NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A three-year, $6.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund a project to build predictive models of gene expression using human dendritic cells, according to a recently published grant abstract.

Scientists led by Jeremy Luban and Manuel Garber of the University of Massachusetts Medical School will use a range of genomic technologies to accomplish this, including RNA sequencing, CRISPR/Cas9 editing, ChIP-sequencing, and ATAC-sequencing.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.