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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences researchers have visualized the career paths of former postdocs.

In Genome Biology this week: gene expression patterns in mice with obesity-linked gut microbiomes, epigenetics of identical twins, and more.

The methods could help researchers understand how ribonucleotides change the structure and function of DNA and chromatin.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators in the US, UK, Netherlands, and Belgium described half a dozen new loci linked to the lung volume-related t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health plans to provide up to $2 million next year to fund small businesses that are working to develop new tools for extracting and analyzing molecular information from archived tissues.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of federal, academic, and industry partners in the US have launched a new challenge to spur the development of new computational tools for predicting patient responses to certain drugs and chemicals based on their genomes, Sage Bionetworks said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a four-year, $4 million grant to establish a center for research into the effects of environmental exposure on humans.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences plans to provide up to $3 million next year to fund research into how exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment affects gene expression.

The institute seeks to fund researchers who will study biomarkers that could detect mitochondrial dysfunction and its links to environmental stressors and exposures.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.