Queensland Institute of Medical Research

The funding will support the creation of a genomics research consortium of Australian academic and government research organizations.

The effort has provided a comprehensive view of the toxin proteins involved in the sting of these dangerous jellyfish, which is now being used to identify targets for inhibitory drugs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nextcode Health officially launched today, saying it has licensed technology developed by Decode Genetics that it will use to accelerate the diagnosis of cancer through sequencing-based data.

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation has funded new centers for cancer epigenetics and cancer genomics in Queensland.

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded $38.8 million to fund genomics, molecular biology, and other approaches for studies of cancer and other diseases.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.