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By Andrea Anderson
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers from the UK, US, and Germany reported in Nature that they have sequenced and compared the genomes of mice from 17 strains.

Pairings: Sep 7, 2011


AssureRx Health has appointed C. Anthony Altar as senior vice president and chief science officer; Karen Schellin as vice president of finance; and Alexander Burgess as vice president of marketing.

Name: Edison Liu
Title: Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore

Paired Ends: Aug 30, 2011


Complete Genomics has appointed Keith Raffel as chief commercial officer and Jill Hagenkord as chief medical officer.

Pairings: Aug 24, 2011


Originally published August 23.

Although the Jackson Laboratory has pulled out, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and USF are continuing preliminary discussions to build a personalized healthcare facility.

The Scripps Translational Science Institute will provide solid human tumor samples to the effort, which is building a library of primary human tumors in the hopes of developing highly targeted cancer therapies.

Jackson Laboratory cited a lack of available state funding for the project, ending a drawn out and controversial plan by the laboratory to expand into Florida.

Jackson Laboratory will use the NCI funding to study microRNA involvement in lung cancer.


Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.