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Harvard, Stanford, Dutch University Join Dharmacon’s Global RNAi Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The Genome-Wide RNAi Global Initiative today said that Harvard Medical School, Stanford Medical School, and the VU University Medical Center in the Netherlands have joined its ranks.
 
The Genome-Wide RNAi Global Initiative, created in October 2004, is designed to use Dharmacon's complete siRNA library to target genes throughout the human genome in functional-genomics research.
 
The founding members of the initiative are: The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research at Princess Margaret Hospital and Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital, both with the University of Toronto; Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at the London Research Institute and the Institute of Cancer Research; the German Cancer Research Center; UNMC Eppley Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center; the Netherlands Cancer Institute; the Scottish Centre for Genomic Technology and Informatics based at the University of Edinburgh Medical School; the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; and Yale University, Dharmacon said at the time.

The Scan

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Gain of Oversight

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research.

Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work

The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners

PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC

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