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The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has just awarded over $100 million in new grants to cancer biology and therapeutics research, including millions to support several research projects using genomics and to establish 'omics-focused labs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Metabolomics firm Metabolon today announced it has completed a Series D financing round that raised $13.1 million.

A metabolomic study appearing in PLoS Genetics suggests that differences exist between men and women in metabolite profiles as well as in the genetic variants behind these profiles.

The biomarker diagnostics company and the school will partner on a center for research into genes, proteins, and metabolites for use in personalized cancer assays.

At the end of June, the company anticipates launching its first test, for insulin-resistance, with prostate cancer tests targeted for the end of the year.

Michigan State researchers will use an NSF grant to study how Andean tomato plants evolve chemical-making functions.

The firm has developed a metabolomic biomarker-based test for colorectal cancer.

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According to ScienceInsider, the US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine is planning a study of racism in academic research.

The Washington Post writes that the approval in the US of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine will be up to Peter Marks, a career official at the Food and Drug Administration.

NPR reports the US loan to Eastman Kodak to boost domestic pharmaceutical production is on pause following insider trading allegations.

In Cell this week: blood immune cell changes in COVID-19 patients and spatial transcriptomics in Alzheimer's disease.