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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers and clinicians around the globe who are looking for a genetic basis for any number of rare diseases have a new resource to turn to — a web portal for genetic and phenotypic information on rare diseases developed through an international collaboration and fu

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The government of Ontario recently announced about C$7 million (US$6.7 million) in new funding for four large-scale genomics projects.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Genomics Institute said today that it has launched a new division to support businesses seeking to capitalize on opportunities in the life sciences.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Genomics Institute said today that it has provided funding to Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics (TRT), a company developing umbilical stem cell-based treatments for a range of diseases, that will support 'omics-based research projects.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Genomics Institute today said that is providing $100,000 through its Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF) to the University of Toronto to support its Mammalian Membrane Two-Hybrid (MaMTH) project, which seeks to develop and commercialize a

Researchers at the University of Toronto have won a CA$50,000 ($49,200) grant from the Ontario Genomics Institute to develop software to identify disease-causing mutations in DNA sequence data.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –The Ontario Genomics Institute said today that it has awarded C$200,000 ($196,000) in new funding to four high-impact, high-risk genomics research projects.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.