The grant is one of several awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to projects that intend to develop microarray or microfluidic biochip-based detection systems for pathogen-identification applications.
Microarray-relevant NIH Grants Awarded in FY 2009, May 13 – June 22
The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.
An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.
Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.