The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
The new institute plans to use structured clinical information to inform targeted testing in order to cut down the time to diagnosis.
The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.
The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.
The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.
In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.