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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.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.