University of Dundee

Wired reports that increased diversity is needed in the Breakthrough Prizes.

The device is expected to be used with Genedrive's hepatitis C virus assay, which recently received CE-IVD marking.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: genotyping-by-sequencing approach, Encyclopedia of Proteome Dynamics resource, and more.

Data from several large cohorts suggests that a variant in LILRB5 may produce a propensity for muscle pain or myalgia, upping the risk of statin intolerance.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In BMC Genomics, Swiss researchers described efforts to sequence and characterize the genome of a previously unknown Gram-negative bacterial species from a family called Alcal

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Medical Research Council has awarded £24 million ($36.8 million) to fund the MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at Scotland's University of Dundee for five years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Dundee in Scotland has received £12 million ($19.2 million) from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund to complete its Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Wellcome Trust has awarded £11.3 million ($17.7 million) to fund two research groups at the University of Dundee in Scotland engaging in basic genomics and applied genetics research, Dundee said today.

The Pat McPherson Centre for Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacogenetics will examine factors that determine why some individuals respond differently to drugs and treatments than others, the university said in a statement.

The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.