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Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

The instruments will be housed at the new Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre and will help firms translate biomarkers into clinical tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome Alberta and the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency will spend C$3 million (US$2.8 million) to fund new research projects that use genomics approaches to improve the Canadian livestock industry.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two Canadian projects have received funding for the development of new genomics-based tests for detecting E. coli in food processing facilities.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A University of Alberta investigator will head a research team that will use C$1.4 million ($1.3 milliaon) to sequence and map the genomes of a number of strains of Listeria with the aim of identifying those that are most dangerous to humans and those that are

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of Canadian research organizations will jointly provide C$1 million (US$997,000) for research and development of a genomics-based test that can identify pathogenic E. coli bacteria found in the food production process, Genome Alberta said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government plans to provide C$600,000 ($594,000) for a research project that will show how genomics-based technologies can be used in the detection and surveillance of a robust and dangerous bacterial pathogen that can be found in the food supply.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of Canadian research institutes, universities, and funding partners have launched a C$8.2 million (US$8 million) effort to conduct molecular and genomic studies of glioblastoma tumors and develop targeted, personalized treatments for the deadly brain cancer, th

Genome Canada is calling on Canadian research teams to submit proposals for projects in genomics and personalized health as part of a large-scale applied research competition.

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Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.