Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.
The group will offer free access to omic and clinical data from the project and develop software to help clinicians use the models in patient care.
The partners have planned a three-year pilot and selected three NCI projects to benefit from supercomputers and expertise offered by four DOE labs.
Myriad Genetics, Kinaxo Biotechnologies, Bavarian Research Foundation, European Commission, Decode Genetics, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
The $3.8 million program will back assay development, screening tools, toxicity, and elucidation of 3D structures in search of HIV treatments
The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.
A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.
In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.
The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.