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Under the collaboration, Life Technologies will provide a SOLiD instrument, which will join two existing SOLiD systems at the Hospital for Sick Children.

The Toronto hospital for children will use the funding to perform genomic sequencing research on autism spectrum disorder patients in order to develop new screening and diagnostic tools.

With a $2.7 million grant, the genetics and imaging studies will pursue genes linked to OCD.

Agilent's Human CNV Association 2x105K microarray, based on a design by the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, is the company's second catalog CNV chip and was designed for studying associations between genomic CNVs and disease.

Genomics vs. Cancer

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Recent advances in the battle against cancer have come from sequencing, microRNAs, barcode arrays, disease stratification, pathway analysis, and more.

Speakers at the Future of Genomic Medicine conference tempered their enthusiasm about the field by highlighting a number of obstacles standing in the way of making whole-genome studies a standard part of medical care.

Bioinformatics

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.