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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to collaborate with partners in Africa to study genetic factors involved in tuberculosis and HIV.

Baylor College of Medicine's department of molecular and human genetics continues to work towards developing a noninvasive version of its chromosomal microarray analysis offering, but the launch of such a test, even for research, could still be years away, according to department

Baylor College of Medicine's department of molecular and human genetics has been an Agilent Technologies customer for nearly a decade, and the Santa Clara, Calif.-based microarray vendor has produced many iterations of custom-designed chips for BCM.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team of investigators at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Texas at Austin will use a $1.3 million joint grant from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to develop statistical tools for analyzing vast

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from University College London, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and elsewhere described mutations in a pair of histone-coding gen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine and DNAnexus today announced a collaboration aimed at the large-scale analysis of genomic data.

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have published a study in which Complete Genomics' whole-genome sequencing and long-fragment read analysis revealed a mutation in MAGEL2 as the likely cause of a child's Prader-Willi-like symptoms.

An exome sequencing study of 81 volunteers has shed light into how the technology could be rolled out as an adult disease risk screening test.

Research groups in different parts of the world have been exploring the link between the gut microbiome and diabetes. These investigators believe individuals' microbiomes are a contributing factor to the disease and suggest microbiome data could play a role in the future as part of personalized medicine programs.

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A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian.

Nature News writes that viral genomic surveillance in the US faces systemic issues.

President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In PLOS this week: sex-stratified genome-wide association study of chronic pain, sequencing data from Indigenous Mexican groups, and more.