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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: functional genomic study of effects of anti-parasitic drugs, humped bladderwort genome assembly, and more.

An international coalition sequenced the full genome of an Australian pitcher plant and compared it to both carnivorous and non-carnivorous plants.

BIG offers free use of the warehouse to internal researchers and is reaching out to local companies in the Buffalo area working in genomics and other areas.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online today in Science, an international team led by investigators in the US and France described efforts to establish and start analyzing the coffee genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The board of directors of New York State's development agency has approved $105 million in funding to establish the NYS Genomic Medicine and Big Data Center (GMBDC), a genomics data partnership that will connect institutions in Buffalo with the New York Genome Center, Gov.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research team at the University of Buffalo has received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to use genomics and bioinformatics approaches to study the oral microbiome and how it may be involved in periodontal disease in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The New York State Legislature has approved $105 million in funding for a genomic medicine program that will include researchers at the New York Genome Center and the University of Buffalo.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The New York Genome Center and the University of Buffalo have received $105 million in state funding to work together in pursuing genomic medicine advances and computational biomedical research, NYGC and UB said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $25 million to fund a new center at the University of Buffalo that will use X-ray bioimaging technologies to analyze molecular targets for their use as therapeutic drugs, NSF said yesterday.

The University of Buffalo and its spin-off molecular diagnostics company, Empire Genomics, have announced a partnership with Life Technologies to develop and commercialize sequencing-based tests using the Ion Torrent Proton and PGM.

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Five researchers are to share this year's Albany Medical Center Prize for their work on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool, the AP reports.

Stat News reports on how white supremacists cope with surprising genetic ancestry testing results.

In Genome Research this week: sex-biased gene expression evolution in malaria mosquitos, method to find ancient selective sweeps, and more.

Iceland has nearly eliminated Down syndrome from its population, CBS News reports.