By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, San Diego, plans to use a $16.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a national center for biomedical computing that will develop technologies to support genomics-related and other large-scale studies.

Awarded under the NIH's National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) program, the five-year grant will be used to develop novel algorithms, open-source tools, and computational infrastructure and services.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.