Spanish National Research Council

Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Some cases of premature ovarian failure and related infertility may be due to mutations affecting proteins involved in meiosis, according to a pair of exome sequencing reports published in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – An international team of researchers sequenced the genome and characterized a handful of alleles from a Mesolithic skeleton dating back some 7,000 years.

Qiagen will distribute a new amplification buffer from Sygnis Pharma under a licensing agreement between the companies, Sygnis said today.

German pharmaceutical company Sygnis Pharma said today that it is acquiring X-Pol Biotech, a subsidiary of Spanish biotechnology holding company Genetrix, in a bid to further develop and market X-Pol's DNA sequencing technologies and products, including its DNA polymerase technol

An ethics committee at the Spanish National Research Council is reportedly calling for researchers to retract a paper published last year describing an array-based approach for measuring metabolite levels and enzyme activity.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.