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At the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology conference this week, the company also presented its first human genome sequencing data.

Lai Named SVP of R&D at Gen-Probe, Jorge Leon Joins ParagonDx SAB, Strategic Diagnostics Hires Two Execs, and More.

Funding from the National Institutes of Health for all proteomics-related research shrank by almost 3 percent in fiscal 2008, according to an analysis of NIH data by ProteoMonitor.

Researchers from the Netherlands have uncovered a new gene expression signature linked to ovarian cancer survival that is providing hints about potential pathways of importance for the disease. But authors warn that using such signatures for guiding treatment may be a ways off.

Funding Update: Feb 3, 2009

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Sequencing-Related NIH Grants, Nov. 4, 2008 — Feb. 2, 2009

Changing needs brought on by next-gen sequencing have led to pink slips.

Christian Johansson, Gov. Martin O'Malley, Ambrose Schwallie, Jonathan Fleming, Doug Cole, Jean George, Christopher Schaber, Paul Alivisatos, Steve Chu, President Barack Obama, Jay Keasling, Greg Kessler, Jeffrey New

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.