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.

Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.