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Snippets: Apr 22, 2009

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Johns Hopkins University's Genetics and Public Policy Center, National Cancer Institute, Santoris, RayBiotech

The Nuffield Council is seeking comments on whether direct-to-consumer genetic tests need to be regulated.

Karine Hovanes, Dietrich Stephan, Frank Witney, Lukas Braunschweiler

The two institutes' scale-up is another indication that the Illumina platform is becoming the dominant type of second-generation sequencer at some of the largest genome centers in the world, all of them early adopters of next-generation sequencing technology.

Papers of Note: Apr 21, 2009

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Sequencing-Related Papers of Note, March 2009

Paired Ends: Apr 21, 2009

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Dietrich Stephan, Bruce Korf, Wayne Grody, Gregory Grabowski, Anthony Gregg, Mira Irons, John Mulvihill, Kathleen Rao, Piero Rinaldo, Marc Williams, Daynna Wolff

The new budget and stimulus funds will fuel the Genome Atlas, a personalized medicine platform, and more grants to young investigators.

Genome Canada and its international partners are funding genomic- and proteomic-based research in bioproducts and crops.

Broad Institute Founder Eric Lander outlined the past and future of cancer genome research this weekend at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting.

A team of researchers based at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar obtained the draft sequence of the date palm genome.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.