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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome Canada and the Canadian Institute of Health Research will award C$6.3 million (US$6.1 million) to research projects under its 2012 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition to develop new tools to deal with the large volumes of data being generated fr

Spain's Centre for Genomic Regulation and French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi have launched a partnership to pursue collaborative research projects in medical genetics, epigenetics, and computational biology that will focus on studies of genetic and rare diseases.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Evogene today reported a 31 percent revenue spike for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Enhancer elements that regulate and bump up the expression of some genes can arise de novo in vertebrate genomes, a new study suggests.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GrassRoots Biotechnology and Monsanto today announced the extension of an agreement for the development of gene promoters to enhance and protect crop yields.

Baylor College of Medicine has launched a Computational and Integrative Biomedical Research Center.

The Thomas Jefferson University researchers will use the grant to study how certain genomic repetitions may be involved in diseases.

In Nature, researchers describe the high-throughput approach that they have used to make conditional knockouts of more than 9,000 genes in mouse embryonic stem cells.

Berg Bio and GNS Healthcare created MAP Bioystems to "unlock the key molecular drivers of complex diseases and drug efficacy and safety."

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The first reported coronavirus cases in Europe and the US might not be related to the subsequent outbreaks in those areas, according to the New York Times.

According to NPR, there's a growing shortage of machines to run SARS-CoV-2 tests.

The Wall Street Journal and Kaiser Health News report that antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2 has led to further confusion.

In Nature this week: the largest known collection of human genetic variants, and more.