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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The European Commission has awarded a new consortium €8.8 million ($9.8 million) to develop a next-generation microfluidics-based platform for the functional screening of metagenomic libraries.

The aim of the group, dubbed Metafluidics, is to replace the "cumbersome" technologies currently used to study genetic material obtained from environmental samples with a new approach that is "cheaper, faster, and higher throughput," according to project participants.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.

Mar
28
Sponsored by
Qiagen

The Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD) is a manually curated, comprehensive collection of disease-causing, germline mutations. Since 1996, a team of experts has manually catalogued over a quarter of a million mutations for the database.  

Apr
09
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will present the utility of a personalized in silico analytical approach for the routine clinical diagnosis of channelopathies and cardiomyopathies. 

May
07
Sponsored by
Agilent

This webinar will discuss the implementation of an enterprise-wide clinical genomics platform that is shared across 10 hospitals and research organizations in the Australian State of Victoria.