chemical genomics Gates Foundation Provides Grant to IDRI for TB Research The Infectious Disease Research Institute will use the grant to use "chemical genomics" medium- and high-throughput screening approaches to identify candidate targets against tuberculosis. Canada Funds Prostate Cancer Chemogenomics The Vancouver Prostate Centre will use funding from Genome BC to conduct computational chemogenomic screening of compounds in a search for new prostate cancer treatments. BioFocus Joins Argenta, Genentech Research Alliance BioFocus will provide Genentech with integrated medicinal chemistry, in vitro biology, and ADME services. The Screen Machine Premium Chris Austin has built a world-class chemical genomics facility to develop screening assays for a whole host of biological systems and research purposes. Now he's looking for scientists to make the most of it. More Genomics in EPA's Future The agency's new strategic plan will turn to 'omics and molecular pathway analysis to understand and monitor environmental toxicity concerns. Feb 6, 2009 Some Chemical Rx Compounds May Affect Signal Modulation of Luciferase Assays, NIH Finds Premium Feb 3, 2009 Luciferase Reporter Could Skew Drug Screening, Study Suggests Breaking News People in the News at Probius, Flagship Biosciences, Discovery Life Sciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: BillionToOne, Becton Dickinson, Enzo Biochem, More Stroke Risk Contributors, Treatment Targets Uncovered in Cross-Ancestry GWAS In Brief This Week: Yourgene Health, Bionano Laboratories, Caris Life Sciences, More Enzymatic RNA Synthesis Firm EnPlusOne Biosciences Launches With $12M in Seed Funding The Scan Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says. Circulating Tumor DNA Linked to Post-Treatment Relapse in Breast Cancer Post-treatment detection of circulating tumor DNA may identify breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse, a new JCO Precision Oncology study finds. Genetics Influence Level of Depression Tied to Trauma Exposure, Study Finds Researchers examine the interplay of trauma, genetics, and major depressive disorder in JAMA Psychiatry. UCLA Team Reports Cost-Effective Liquid Biopsy Approach for Cancer Detection The researchers report in Nature Communications that their liquid biopsy approach has high specificity in detecting all- and early-stage cancers.