Close Menu

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The New York Genome Center said today that it has received a $125 million joint gift from the Simons Foundation and the Carson Family Charitable Trust.

The gift, which will be awarded over the next five years, will support the building and maintenance of the NYGC's genomics infrastructure, allowing it to establish collaborative research programs in neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases and in cancer with its institutional founding members.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Don't have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Register for Free.

A South African university has told the Wellcome Sanger Institute to return DNA samples it has from indigenous African communities, The Times reports.

The University of California, Berkeley's Rasmus Nielsen and Xinzhu Wei have retracted their CCR5 gene paper due to a technical artifact.

 

University of Virginia researchers are exploring a genetic risk test to gauge type 1 diabetes risk, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: researchers compare two high-grade neuroendocrine lung cancers, height among ancient Europeans, and more.