NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation has awarded the Translational Genomics Research Institute $10 million to conduct genomics research into glioblastoma, TGen announced today.

The funding will support two five-year, $5 million projects: one looking into why some glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients survive beyond the average survival time, the other investigating new drugs that might extend the survival of GBM patients.

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In Nature this week: mouse genome functional analysis, more sensitive chromatin immunoprecipitation, and more.

The Center for Data Innovation and HealthITNow argue for re-building of genomic research infrastructure.

A Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill to require articles resulting from federally funded projects to be made publicly available, according to ScienceInsider.

The US is heading toward another budget showdown, Nature News says.