Flanders Institute for Biotechnology

The company said it currently has more than a dozen customers, including Pfizer, the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, Duke University, Brigham & Women's Hospital, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, in addition to the Institute for Systems Biology and the Broad Institute, which Complete announced previously. It has also sequenced a single human genome for Harvard's Personal Genome Project.

Using bioinformatics, Belgian researchers estimate that a flurry of plant genome duplications occurred during or shortly after a mass extinction event amid the transition from the Cretaceous to Tertiary period.

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Kauffman Foundation, MIT, BioAMPS, University of Colorado, Endo Pharma, Harvard, Galapagos, Flanders Institute of Biotechnology, and more …

New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.