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Although the open chromatin regions account for less than 1 percent of the maize genome, they explain some 40 percent of phenotypic variance, the researchers reported.

The Plant Genome Research Program funding will support research focused on cellular activity and gene expression.

The Early Career Development Award will fund studies into gene expression controls in corn and aims to engage students in all aspects of lab research.

A majority of US tech-transfer offices said their main goals are to provide a service to faculty entrepreneurs and translate university research into commercial products — but much less so to maximize licensing revenue or provide research support, according to the survey.

In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.

Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.

The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.

Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.