NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice today announced the awarding the University of South Florida $423,528 to use DNA technology in the investigation of unidentified children whose bodies were found buried in unmarked graves.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of South Florida will use a $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to partner with Aetna and patient advocates to study how genetic testing for breast cancer risk can impact clinical decisions made by patients and doctors.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of South Florida plans to open a new genomics lab next week that will pursue cardiovascular disease studies and engage the participation of the region's large elderly population in personalized medicine studies.
Applied Biosystems (Life Technologies) has been issued US Patent No. 8,005,628, "Systems and methods for baseline correction using non-linear normalization."
Stephen Gunstream is named as inventor on the patent.
Collier's Board of County Commissioners heard from the chairman of an advisory panel who said The Jackson Laboratory's proposal is too risky to be economically viable, as well as from University of South Florida administrators regarding their new personalized medicine partnership with Jackson Lab.