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The research team is developing a computational system for studying the relationship between RNA structure and function.

The firm will use the award to develop silica nanomaterial for use with many sample types, including blood, cultured cells, and pathogens.

The effort, dubbed the National Resource for Translational and Developmental Proteomics, aims to improve on the technology and train others in its use.

The funds will be used to expand the PharmGKB database and support the activities of the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium.

Vanderbilt received the grant from NIGMS to establish a new personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics research center.

The grant will help create the new core as part of the existing South Carolina Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for cardiovascular disease.

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The US National Institute of General Medical Sciences announces a plan to limit grants to already well-supported investigators.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences will provide up to $2 million per year to renew funding for each of the National Centers for Systems Biology, pending approval of renewal applications, the institute said in an announcement Monday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences plans to spend up to $2.4 million in 2015 to fund the Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base (PharmGKB), a program that supports pharmacogenomics researchers, and has opened

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences plans to fund efforts to develop new resources that investigators focused on pharmacogenomics can use to speed up their research activities or to implement them into practice.

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The New York Times Magazine examines gender discrimination at the Salk Institute.

Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.

A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.