The CPMC study aims to provide participants with their genetic and non-genetic risks for disease and drug response and monitor how their behaviors change.
Michael Christman from the Coriell Institute for Medical Research has died, according to the institute.
The cell lines were edited with CRISPR/Cas9 to create fusions of GFP with the proteins of interest, allowing researchers to image structures in real time.
The new grant provides Coriell with funding for five years to maintain the repository of cell lines, DNA, and genotype and sequence data.
The medical research institute is licensing the technology in order to develop future versions of it, and add new functions and services.
Researchers now have access to 300 pluripotent stem cell lines to study disease.
The award will support a collection of biosamples used in aging research and housed at the institute.
The grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences will support a biobank with cell lines and DNA samples representing 890 diseases.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences plans to provide up to $2.8 million next year to fund the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies said this week that it has inked a partnership with South Korea's Center for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology to help advance women scientists and engineers in that country.
The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.
A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.
Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.
In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.