The collaborators hope initial research in canines can be a proving ground for synthetic viruses designed to kill particular tumors, perhaps even in humans.
A phylogenetic study based on genomic and/or transcriptomic data from dozens of arachnid taxa provided insights into spider relationships and orb web evolution.
Included in the funding is about $2.5 million specifically to develop tools and resources for animal breeding genetics and genomics.
NSF Microarray Grants Awarded Jan 1 — June 25, 2013
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
This story was originally published Oct. 17.
Lucigen said last week that it has won two phase I Small Business Innovation Research grants from the National Human Genome Research Institute, totaling $350,000.
Auburn University, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University
The university will use the funds to build three genomics labs and other biotech research and testing labs.
In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.
Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.
New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.
NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.