The Competition and Markets Authority is in charge of promoting competition and reducing anti-competitive activities in the UK.
The project dovetails with a separate effort to sequence the whole exomes of the samples, the first 50,000 of which became available to researchers this month.
The institute — part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory — said it will use the new funding to increase its computing, storage, and building capacity.
The National Health Service in England is to offer healthy individuals the option of paying to have their genomes analyzed, according to the Guardian.
The UK science minister, Sam Gyimah, says researchers there will be OK post-Brexit at ScienceInsider.
Nature News looks into how the looming 'Brexit' is affecting researchers in the UK and the Europe Union.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.
UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.
Sam Gyimah is the new UK science and universities minister, Nature News reports.
The Telegraph reports that UK physicians may need to beef up their genetics expertise.
Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.
The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.