NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Coriell Institute today announced that it has received a $14 million competitive grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Human Genetic Cell Repository.

The five year grant from NIGMS will support a biobank which includes more than 11,300 cell lines and 5,700 DNA samples representing 890 disease states and chromosomal abnormalities in several distinct human populations. It also contains healthy control samples and 40 induced pluripotent stem cell lines.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.