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William Luster, Charles Hamner, Tamika Stubbs, Pinku Mukherjee, Leanna Read, Lusia Guthrie

The Umbrella Institute

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The Hunter Medical Research Institute was started to bring together biomedical and clinical scientists — and the results have been so positive that it has become a model for how to accomplish translational research.

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Intelligent Bio-Systems, Norwich Ventures, National Human Genome Research Institute, Floragenex, National Center for Genome Resources, Decode Genetics, DNAStar, Infogen

A new state and federally funded biotech park near Bangalore will house genome sequencing programs.

The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.