NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Eye Institute wants more researchers who can use statistical genetics to study ophthalmology, and will award up to $300,000 per year for five years to start training programs to begin cultivating such talent.

The NEI Institutional Research Training Grants for Statistical Genetics and Genome Informatics is designed to develop ophthalmic statistical genetics and bioinformatics research skills that will be essential for developing genes and genetic variations that underlie ocular diseases.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.