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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to fund new Centers of Excellence in Genomic Sciences, or CEGS, which will use genomics in interdisciplinary studies to target and investigate particular biomedical problems, the National Institutes of Health said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In studies published online today in Nature, independent research teams used transcriptional profiling, imaging, and other approaches to track gene expression patterns and cellular connections in developing and adult mammalian brains.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to fund development of a browser that will make RNA sequence data from a large-scale brain resource more useful for neuroscience researchers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Emory University said on Tuesday that it will lead an effort to sequence the genomes of 1,000 people who suffer from 22q11.2 deletion syndrome as part of an international consortium that has received $12 million from the National Institute of Mental Health to study how

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Rutgers University-based biorepository RUCDR Infinite Biologics has received a $44.5 million cooperative agreement award from the National Institute of Mental Health to fund its mental health genomics services program, Rutgers said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to provide up to $4 million per year to fund efforts that use whole-genome sequencing to uncover the genomic basis for severe mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, among others.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to provide around $4 million in Fiscal Year 2014 to support research efforts under the PsychENCODE project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health will award around $3 million to fund as many as six projects that pursue research into a genetic microdeletion that has been associated with a range of neuropsychiatric disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to provide up to $9 million per year for as many as five years to fund a new center that will be a resource for accelerating rese

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A public-private consortium to generate and analyze large-scale genomic data from patients with neuropsychiatric diseases has launched.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.