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 People in the News at Probius, Flagship Biosciences, Discovery Life Sciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: BillionToOne, Becton Dickinson, Enzo Biochem, More Stroke Risk Contributors, Treatment Targets Uncovered in Cross-Ancestry GWAS In Brief This Week: Yourgene Health, Bionano Laboratories, Caris Life Sciences, More Enzymatic RNA Synthesis Firm EnPlusOne Biosciences Launches With $12M in Seed Funding The Scan Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says. Circulating Tumor DNA Linked to Post-Treatment Relapse in Breast Cancer Post-treatment detection of circulating tumor DNA may identify breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse, a new JCO Precision Oncology study finds. Genetics Influence Level of Depression Tied to Trauma Exposure, Study Finds Researchers examine the interplay of trauma, genetics, and major depressive disorder in JAMA Psychiatry. UCLA Team Reports Cost-Effective Liquid Biopsy Approach for Cancer Detection The researchers report in Nature Communications that their liquid biopsy approach has high specificity in detecting all- and early-stage cancers.