NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute plans to request applications for a program that will build on existing genome-wide association study data by adding new information about molecular and cellular profiles, as well as disease phenotypes.

The "Next Generation Association Studies" grant, which NHLBI expects to publish in the spring of 2010, will support two types of proposals.

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In Nature this week: method to detect single-nucleotide and copy-number alterations in single cells from archival tissue, and more.

China has announced new rules governing the use of stem cell treatments, Nature News reports.

Wired's Sarah Zhang expresses frustration as a microbiome study of homes uncovers expected bacteria.

A database containing genome sequences from strains of foodborne pathogens may enable regulators and companies to quickly identify outbreak sources, Reuters reports.

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