US Air Force

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burhnam Medical research Institute said today it has received a grant from the US Department of the Air Force to use cell-based assays to study the potential toxicity of large collections of chemicals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Air Force is providing $3.2 million to the Duke Center for Personalized and Precision Medicine to conduct research into diabetes and heart disease.

The Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative has launched a longitudinal genomics study in which researchers will provide genetic testing to 2,000 active duty healthcare providers serving in the US Air Force Medical Service to gauge their susceptibility for a variety of diseas

The Air Force will provide the company with the funds to further develop its system for on-site detection of numerous pathogens.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.