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The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

The method was developed in the laboratory of Rickard Sandberg at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Stockholm and published by his group in 2013.

In several studies published this week, members of the Mouse ENCODE Consortium report on efforts to untangle regulatory networks in mouse cells -- analyses that uncovered features similar to, but distinct from, those described in humans.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – Based on a global analysis of allelic expression in single cells, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research investigators reported that which allele is expressed in a given cell is random.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Glioblastoma tumors essentially hide mutant EGFR in response to therapies targeting those mutations, a new study appearing in Science reported today.

Direct-to-consumer genomics testing firm 23andMe has appointed Andy Page as its president, a newly created post. Page, who has served as a member of 23andMe's board of directors for the past year, will report to CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki.

The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has appointed David Lane to be its new scientific director, effective June 1. He succeeds Andrew Simpson, who was scientific director for five years, from 2007 to 2012.

Several high-profile research organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, have contributed a number of personalized medicine-focused biomarker- and diagnostics-related patents to a new intellectual property licensing "supermarket" called Librassay.

Researchers at the Karolinska Institute and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Sweden, in collaboration with Illumina, have evaluated a new method for studying the transcriptome of a few or single cells, an approach they say will have important applications in clinical r

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University who helped pioneer cancer genome sequencing have launched a commercial effort intended to translate their experience into clinical care.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.