By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two scientists at Melbourne, Australia's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have won A$1.8 million (US$1.5 million) in five-year grant fellowships to support cancer genetics and epigenetics research.

Marnie Blewitt, a researcher and lab head at the Institute, won the inaugural Dyson Fellowship to fund her studies of cancer epigenetics.

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In PNAS this week: rare variants linked to bleeding disorder, comparison of whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing, and more.

George Church tells The Sunday Times that his group has inserted some woolly mammoth genes into elephant cells.

A Scientific Reports editor resigns over a new policy at the journal allowing researchers to pay to fast track the peer review of their manuscripts, and poll.

The National Cancer Institute's Harold Varmus discusses the state of cancer research with the New York Times.

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