A large, international team describes an effort to build and expand bioinformatics capacity across Africa. As part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa, or H3Africa, members of that and other large initiatives on the continent developed a pan-African bioinformatics network known as H3ABioNet that's designed to deal with tens of thousands of samples analyzed for H3Africa.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

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

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.