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The research will seek to discover the genetic causes for the malaria parasite's ability to develop drug resistance.

The institute has committed $4 million to fund research on genomic and other biomarkers for radiation injuries.

A new grant program will fund development of multiplexed diagnostics for swiftly identifying high priority pathogens and toxins.

The company will use the Phase II NIAID grant to develop flu diagnostic technologies based on University of Colorado technologies.

The long-term goal of the project is to develop a single test for detecting an array of STDs and UTIs using Rheonix's fully automated point-of-care molecular diagnostic platform, called CARD.

The Genomics of Transplantation Cooperative Research Program will give $4 million next year to research aimed at identifying genetic variants linked to immune system responses to transplants and grafts.

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce asked questions of Craig Venter, Anthony Fauci, and others as it sought explanations of the technology and discussed ethical implications and oversight of the burgeoning field.

One of roughly 20,000 blood-feeding insects and ticks, the common bed bug — Cimex lectalarius — has developed a system of salivary proteins to battle its hosts’ hemostasis response, a look at which provides insight into the evolution of the blood-feeding mechanism.

The institute plans to fund development of new technologies for understanding NHP major histocompatibility complex genes for use in research that could apply to humans.

The small grants will fund biomarker studies, molecular science, and diagnostic research into immunodeficiency diseases.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.