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The grants were made as part of the NSF's Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools — or EDGE — program.

Researchers tracked one individual's brain imaging patterns, physical features, blood metabolomics, gene expression, and more.

The two-year award comes on the heels of the publication of a map of the Upland cotton genome by US and Chinese researchers.

A transcriptome sequencing study from researchers at the University of Texas has identified new gene co-expression networks associated with alcoholism. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the National Institute on Aging presented findings from a meta-analysis of Parkinson's disease genome-wi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two research teams reported on mutational patterns present in gastric cancer in Nature Genetics.

A team from the University of Texas, Austin and the University of California, San Francisco has come up with DNA circularization-based sample preparation and bioinformatics methods for bolstering the accuracy of high-throughput DNA sequencing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team of investigators at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Texas at Austin will use a $1.3 million joint grant from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to develop statistical tools for analyzing vast

WaferGen Biosystems said this week that the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has established a nano-qPCR core laboratory that will feature a WaferGen SmartChip system for high-throughput, real-time PCR studies.

Enzymatics said recently that it has collaborated with scientists from the University of Texas, Austin, to develop a portfolio of room temperature-stable library construction kits for Illumina's sequencing platforms.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.