University of Dundee

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.

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.