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As PierianDx grows, two customers weighed in on their experiences with the core product, the Clinical Genomicist Workspace, and its NGS-related services.

The centers are using the standardized pipeline to help streamline data sharing and data analysis to achieve their larger research goals.

The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

The Familial Mutation

Researchers are studying people with familial early-onset Alzheimer's disease to gain insight into the disease, NPR reports.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic variants linked to response to food ads, effects of MECP2 mutations in Rett syndrome, and more.

Response to a low toxicity drug called decitabine was most pronounced in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome cases with TP53 mutations.

The large-scale study is designed to advance personalized medicine for pancreatic cancer to help meet the organization's goal of doubling patient survival rates by 2020.

The centers will support the NCI's Genomic Data Analysis Network, which is tasked with creating tools and strategies to study large-scale genomics data.

The team has received around $900,000 in National Cancer Institute funding to develop new capabilities for CIVIC, improve curation, and engage with the community.

The funding will be used to support Appistry's operations and engineering efforts, including the continued development of its GenomePilot DNA data-analysis software.

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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.