NIGMS Coriell Institute Awarded $9.2M to Continue Operating NIGMS Biobank The NIGMS repository holds and distributes over 11,700 unique cell lines, as well as more than 6,300 DNA samples, representing over 1,000 heritable diseases. Jackson Laboratory Team Wins $2.1M NIH Grant to Develop RNA Analysis Tech The research team is developing a computational system for studying the relationship between RNA structure and function. Circulomics Wins $1.5M Phase II SBIR Grant for DNA/RNA Extraction Tech The firm will use the award to develop silica nanomaterial for use with many sample types, including blood, cultured cells, and pathogens. Northwestern's Kelleher Awarded $7.5M Grant to Advance Top-Down Proteomics Premium The effort, dubbed the National Resource for Translational and Developmental Proteomics, aims to improve on the technology and train others in its use. NIH Awards $14M to Stanford, St. Jude's Researchers to Examine Genetics of Drug Response The funds will be used to expand the PharmGKB database and support the activities of the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium. Jul 10, 2015 NIH Grants $12.8M to Vanderbilt for Pharmacogenomics May 8, 2015 MUSC Wins NIH Grant to Support Proteogenomics, Bioinformatics Core Aug 12, 2014 NIGMS Considering Renewal Grants as It Evaluates Systems Biology Centers Program May 12, 2014 NIGMS to Provide $2.4M for New Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base Apr 22, 2014 NIGMS to Fund Enabling Resources for PGx Research Apr 21, 2014 Advaita Bioinformatics Awarded $1.8M for Disease Subtype ID Tech Mar 6, 2014 NIGMS to Fund Development of Genomic, Synthetic Biology Methods for Discovering Natural Products Jan 28, 2014 NIGMS to Fund Network of PGx, Genomics-based Drug Prediction Science Centers Sep 25, 2013 NIGMS to 'Transition' Protein Structure Initiative's Format after 2015 Sep 12, 2013 Advaita Funded by NIGMS to Develop NGS Data Analysis Software Sep 11, 2013 NIGMS to Award $10M for Systems Biology Centers Aug 23, 2013 Emory Wins $5.5M to Launch Functional Glycomics Center Jul 5, 2013 People In The News: Jul 5, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 NIGMS to Fund Studies Applying New Tools to Understanding Macromolecular Interactions Mar 1, 2013 NIGMS to Fund Efforts to Use Genomic Data to Enhance Natural Products Discovery Jan 17, 2013 Research Exposes Vulnerabilities in Security of Public Genomic Databases Dec 6, 2012 NIGMS to Fund New Ways to Determine Functional Relevance of Human Variants Oct 24, 2012 NIGMS Gives $2.7M to Scripps Research Institute for Nuclear Receptor Study Oct 12, 2012 UC Irvine Gets $11.5M Grant for Systems Bio Center Oct 9, 2012 NIH Provides $21M Grant for HIV Research Led By U of Michigan Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.