This week, the National Institutes of Health awarded more than $14 million in grants to provide informatics support for two-year pilot project aimed at understanding how genetic variation impacts gene activity and its link to disease.

The Genotype-Tissue Expression, or GTEx, project is expected to result in resource that researchers can use to study hereditary disease risks as well as to establish a tissue biobank that can be used for future research efforts.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.