IT Precision Health Company ixLayer Introduces Platform to Streamline Genetic Test Delivery Premium The company hopes to help consumer genomics firms and healthcare companies reduce the IT burdens associated with launching a new test. Dutch Molecular Medicine Center Launches $21M Translational IT Project Report Indicates Midwest Biotechs Buck Nationwide Decline in Q1 VC Financing Premium BioEnterprise's Midwest Health Care Venture Investment Report showed a total 47 companies raising a combined $155.6 million during the first quarter of 2009, compared with 14 companies winning $133.5 million in the year-ago period. NIH Stimulus Grants to Consider Bioethics Some of NIH's and NHGRI's challenge grants will give priorities to ethical issues that confront genomics, pharmacogenomics, and biomedicine. Paired Ends: Apr 7, 2009 Premium Helaman Escobar, John Keilty, Lutz Kirchrath Mar 27, 2009 Seattle Non-Profit Receives $1.3 Million NSF Grant for Bioinformatics Education Mar 25, 2009 Two Dublin Schools Pen 10-Year, $878M 'Innovation Alliance' to Spur Irish Economic Development Premium Mar 24, 2009 TcLand to Use Genedata Software Mar 23, 2009 BioRegion Real Estate: Mar 23, 2009 Premium Mar 20, 2009 People in the News: Mar 20, 2009 Feb 25, 2009 NCI IP-Licensing Study Shows That Patent Age Influences Deal Probability Premium Feb 17, 2009 President Signs Economic Recovery Act, Giving NIH $10B Feb 17, 2009 Around the Regions: February 17, 2009 Premium Feb 13, 2009 House Passes Stimulus Package, Senate Could Vote Tonight Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.