Genetics & Genomics Research Funding

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

The system is designed to detect single amino acid polymorphisms in touch skin samples that can be used to identify specific people.

The Genome Canada program will encourage the formation of private-public partnerships to develop gene-based technologies for healthcare and agriculture.

The groups will conduct a study evaluating the benefits of targeted next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis and care of infants with genetic disorders.

The automated, whole-genome directional genomic hybridization system can measure de novo random, low-frequency, and complex structural variations.

As part of an NIH SBIR grant, Genomenon is automating the curation of medical literature in its Mastermind variant interpretation software.

In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.