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NIAID plans to eventually establish five centers that provide high-performance compute, tools, and training to researchers in Africa.

The company is using a $3 million, three-year grant to clinically validate the test, which it hopes will be the first of its kind approved by the FDA.

The proof-of-principle application suggests networks of microRNA, RNA, and other 'omics data can untangle drug response and more.

Researchers have developed a tool called RNA-Rocket to link RNA-seq and ChIP-seq software with data from pathogen-related sequence databases.

Up to five new grants will take a systems biology and omics approach to research the molecular interactions between pathogens and hosts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A consortium headed by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have been awarded a five-year, $6.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to conduct investigations of Staphylococcus aureus.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bay Area startup Diassess has been awarded nearly $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health for the first year of a two-year project to develop a point-of-care, nucleic acid amplification-based diagnostic device for sexually transmitted infections, with an initial foc

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will fund studies investigating the role the microbiome plays in human immune responses to HIV-1 transmission, and to vaccines against the disease, NIAID said in a funding announcement today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Maryland's Schools of Dentistry and Medicine said today they have jointly received a $10.7 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to use omics methods to identify molecular biomarkers related to sexually transmitted in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has received a $15.2 million grant to create a center to apply large-scale genomics and bioinformatics methods in a range of pathogen research projects.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.