CPRIT UTHealth Awarded $5.8M Grant for Cancer Bioinformatics Core With the funding, UTHealth's Wenjin Zheng will form the Data Science and Informatics Core for Cancer Research. Vermillion Launching Pelvic Mass Registry With $7.5M From CPRIT The company aims to enroll 3,000 women in the registry, which it plans to use for research and development of tests to detect and manage pelvic masses. MD Anderson Nets More Than $22M in CPRIT Funding The new research grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas include several awards for omics-related projects. Texas Universities Adding 10-Plus New Mass Spectrometers with $10.4M in CPRIT Funding Premium By Adam Bonislawski CPRIT Awards RBM $3M to Expand OncologyMAP Biomarker Panel; Launch Targeted for Fall Premium The award will enable Rules-Based Medicine to add to its OncologyMAP panel immunoassays for 150 to 180 blood-based protein biomarkers associated with cancer. Jun 24, 2010 Mirna Recommended for $10.3M Texas Grant, Poised to Close $25M Series B Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.