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Genetics & Genomics Research Funding

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

The NIGMS repository holds and distributes over 11,700 unique cell lines, as well as more than 6,300 DNA samples, representing over 1,000 heritable diseases.

The $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package, aimed at bolstering the economy against the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, has been signed into law by President Trump.

The effort is focused on building an atlas of immune cell types found across a range of Asian population groups as part of the Human Cell Atlas project.

The panel will aid in the diagnosis of patients with respiratory symptoms in about an hour by differentiating SARS-CoV-2 from other bacterial and viral pathogens.

The health system said the donation will be used to advance its translational cancer research and build a dedicated Precision Health Center.

Los Angeles brought and settled a civil enforcement action against the makers of an at-home test for SARS-CoV-2, NPR reports. 

The Guardian reports that Cancer Research UK is cutting its research funding by £44 million.

Technology Review examines factors affecting SARS-CoV-2 testing turnaround times.

In PNAS this week: mapping of ancient human migrations in Europe, recurrent gene fusion in breast cancer, and more.