Research Funding

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

The partners will join the initiative's All of Us research program, which is gathering genetic, health, lifestyle, and environmental information from volunteers.

The foundation announced 17 junior physician scientists receiving 2017 Clinical Scientist Development awards, including several researchers conducting omics-related projects.

The institute will house the Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance to monitor antibiotic-resistant bacteria worldwide.

The group will study the potential risks and benefits of using CRISPR/Cas9 to develop gene drive systems for control and manipulation of mosquito populations.

The UK-based company plans to use the funds to develop an automated, benchtop device for the creation of high-value, genome-edited cell lines.

Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.