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The program will provide $3.6 million to fund centers seeking genetic markers for ischemic stroke.

The Mega Collaboration

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The Human Genome Project proved the value of the consortium approach for getting good science done. Here's how to gauge whether that model is a good fit for your own work.

In the wake of the stimulus boost, the omnibus bill kicks off 2009 funding talks as the 2010 process is about to get underway.

The study findings suggest the genetic variations could eventually help researchers design more effective chemotherapeutic agents for pediatric ALL.

Pairings: Feb 25, 2009

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Elias Zerhouni, Joshua LaBaer

A Big Team for a Big Lab

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Richard Smith is one PI who asks his postdocs to check their egos at the door for the benefit of the group, but the time they spend in his lab guarantees to benefit them all as individuals.

The institutes will use mostly standard grant channels to speedily spend $10.4 billion on research and equipment, while adhering to the spending deadline and oversight rules.

Elias Zerhouni has joined the Gates Foundation, Aushon Biosystems has named a new VP of North American Sales, Joshua LaBaer heads West to Arizona State University, and more.

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A South African university has told the Wellcome Sanger Institute to return DNA samples it has from indigenous African communities, The Times reports.

The University of California, Berkeley's Rasmus Nielsen and Xinzhu Wei have retracted their CCR5 gene paper due to a technical artifact.

 

University of Virginia researchers are exploring a genetic risk test to gauge type 1 diabetes risk, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: researchers compare two high-grade neuroendocrine lung cancers, height among ancient Europeans, and more.