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The firm is building an antibody-based immune system-related protein biomarker test for stroke diagnosis in both community and academic hospitals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from the US and the UK reported on results from a population genomic study of the black cottonwood poplar, Populus trichocarpa.

Researchers at West Virginia University have begun to elucidate the parameters for PCR of DNA interacting with single-walled carbon nanotubes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute a five-year, $19.6 million grant to develop an infrastructure for clinical translational research at West Virginia University.

The COBRE grant from NCRR will support core centers that house genomics, imaging, tissue processing, and other research facilities.

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Mice in New York harbor both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and novel viruses, according to a new analysis of their fecal microbiomes.

Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative has issued guidelines for genomic research in the region, according to Nature News.

The Associated Press reports that an ethicist predicts that prenatal diagnosis and other advances will lead to more choices being available to prospective parents.

In Genome Biology this week: approach to analyze alternative polyadenylation, algorithm to predict transcriptomic structural variations, and more.