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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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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.