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Charles Lee has been appointed scientific director of the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory along with Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have formed a genomic medicine collaboration to explore potential new treatments for cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Connecticut's Institute for Systems Genomics plans to use $1 million to fund proposals for new genomics research projects with its partners, including the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, the UConn Health Center, and Connecticut Children's Med

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Connecticut has established a new Institute for Systems Genomics that will seek to capitalize on the university's partnership with The Jackson Laboratory, which is

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory has bought a building on a 17-acre property in Ellsworth, Me., located a few miles from its main campus in Bar Harbor for an undisclosed sum.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Jackson Laboratory said yesterday that it has begun a $27 million expansion of its Jax-West facility in Sacramento.

The Jackson Laboratory's patient-derived xenograft, or PDX, mouse program has begun sequencing samples from a growing collection of mice implanted with human tumor tissue to support studies of molecularly targeted drugs.

Researchers from the Jackson Laboratory have begun using targeted sequencing to profile the lab's growing cohort of mouse avatar models — populations of mice engrafted with samples of a single patient's tumor.

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Edison Liu has been elected to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health's board of directors. His term began on June 19.

The Gruber Foundation has awarded Douglas Wallace its 2012 Genetics Prize for his contributions to mitochondrial genetics and disease. He will receive the $500,000 prize in November at the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.