This article was originally published Dec. 7.

The International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome said this week that it has awarded Beckman Coulter Genomics — formerly Agencourt Bioscience and Cogenics — a $6 million contract to complete the first phase of a project to sequence the salmon genome.

The contract is the first of multiple phases to produce a complete genome that can act as a reference genome for all salmonid species. Phase one is set to be completed and made public by early 2011.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.

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