David H. Murdock Research Institute

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Dole Food Company Owner and Chairman David Murdock on Tuesday announced a commitment of $15 million annually in perpetuity to the David H. Murdock Research Institute on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Metabolon and the David H. Murdock Research Institute today announced a deal to provide the Murdock Institute access to Metabolon's metabolomics biomarker discovery and profiling platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) in Kannapolis, NC, said today that it has received a $50 million donation from its namesake donor, and it will use the funds to support its day-to-day operations over the next eight years.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America division Esoterix Clinical Trial Services today announced a deal with the David H. Murdock Research Institute for assay development.

The purchase extends the David H. Murdock Research Institute's capabilities further into the pre-clinical and clinical settings, its president said.

The Immune Tolerance Institute and the David H. Murdock Research Institute have established the Center for Critical Path Research in Immunology, which will operate at the Murdock Institute's facility in the North Carolina Research Campus.

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.