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The Center of Excellence in Infection Genomics at UTSA will conduct functional genomics studies of a range of infectious pathogens and seek to develop drugs and vaccines.

The NIH funding will support labs and research cores performing proteomics, systems biology, computational biology, imaging, and other research projects and services.

The deal is the first revenue-generating license for any technology developed at UTSA, and is the first multi-institution license secured through a regional tech-management office created last year to negotiate deals for four UT institutions in south Texas.

Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.