CIDR

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) at Johns Hopkins University, which provides a range of services to genomics and genetics researchers, has been renewed by the National Institutes of Health with funding of up to $101.9 million over five years.

The Johns Hopkins-based Center for Inherited Disease Research is now providing whole exome and custom targeted sequencing services, and is preparing to offer small whole genome sequencing services.

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The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

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