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Genetics & Genomics Research Funding

News on research grants, RFPs, government funding trends in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Broad and One Mind scientists will use single-cell RNA sequencing technologies to investigate the role of microglia in Alzheimer's disease onset and progression.

The sequencing firm said infectious disease research, diagnostics, screening, and surveillance could all increase demand for its NGS products.

The seven technologies feature different methods, including CRISPR and microfluidics, and can be performed in many settings and with a variety of sample types.

Roche, Shionogi, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Eisai will provide the charity with specimens from Alzheimer's disease patients who participated in clinical studies.

In the next round of the eMERGE program, NIH is supporting development of methodologies for integrating genotypic and phenotypic risk scoring into clinical care. 

A new analysis suggests warming, not the arrival of humans, led to the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros thousands of years ago, the Economist reports.

Chinese health officials uncovered SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA on imported frozen food, but the New York Times reports catching COVID-19 that way would be unlikely.

The UK has ordered 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Novavax and 30 million doses from Janssen, according to the Guardian.

In Science this week: machine learning model predicts whether ion channel mutations will cause disease, and more.