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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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.

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This webinar is the third in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.

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This webinar is the last in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.