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.
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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.
Biomedical research projects are generating a ton of data that still needs to be analyzed, NPR reports.
Theranos is retiring some of its board members, including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, Business Insider reports.
The heads of 29 scientific societies and some 2,300 researchers call on President-elect Donald Trump to rely on and support science in two separate letters.
In Science this week: genetically modified flu virus could be key to new live vaccines, and more.