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The institute, which is part of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, is in the process of completing a $205 million, 300,000-square-foot facility within the UW-Madison campus. An official said that systems biology and computational biology will play key roles.

Pfizer will fund the drug target studies and will hold options for milestones and licensing.

The Israel-based computational genomics platform developer and agricultural genomics firm reported a $2.1 million profit.

John Quackenbush heads Dana-Farber's Center for Cancer Computational Biology, which offers bioinformatics support for a range of applications, with a particular focus on microarray analysis. "It's not hardware or software that’s limiting," he said. "It's grayware — having the right minds to take advantage of data."

The grants, for up to $275,000 over two years, will support development of informatics for genomics, proteomics, and other areas.


A new analysis finds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.