systems biology Tissue Network Analysis Points to Significant Sex-Related Regulatory Differences Using Genotype-Tissue Expression project samples, researchers put together gene regulatory networks for 29 tissue types, uncovering extensive sex-related regulatory differences. Merck, ISB Collaborating on COVID-19 Drug, Vaccine Target Discovery Backed by BARDA, Merck and Institute for Systems Biology are studying multiomic Human Immunomics Initiative Launches in Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic This new partnership between Harvard's Chan School of Public Health and the Human Vaccines Project seeks to apply AI and genomics to accelerate vaccine development. Cancer Susceptibility Contributions of Non-Coding SNPs Clarified With Network Approach Using systems biology, investigators put cancer risk SNPs in a network context, identifying immune, tumor-related, and other genes influenced by the variants in multiple tissue types. Carta Biosciences Betting Gene Interaction Mapping Tech Will Speed Up Drug Development Premium The company uses systems biology approaches and AI methods to model and analyze causal pathways in diseases including neurological cancers and Alzheimers. Jul 15, 2019 Anorexia GWAS Yields Risk Loci with Metabolic, Psychiatric Overlap Mar 12, 2019 Integrated Blood Analysis Offers Look at Immune Development Over Infants' First Week Jun 21, 2018 Systems Biology Study of Alzheimer's Disease Supports Ties to Virus Feb 27, 2018 Schizophrenia Study IDs New Risk Loci, Characterizes Common Variant Role Feb 13, 2018 Study Explores Genetic Overlap Between Nicotine Addiction, Schizophrenia Jun 21, 2017 SBV IMPROVER Challenge Uses DNA Methylation Data to Categorize Smoker Samples Premium May 16, 2017 Q&A: New JGI Director Discusses Plans to Engage With Industry, Focus on Systems Biology Premium Nov 18, 2016 NIAID to Fund Systems Biology Research Network Jun 20, 2016 European Researchers Developing Cancer Pathway Modeling Platform Combining Omics, Systems Bio Tools Premium Mar 14, 2016 NCI Seeks to Fund Cancer Systems Biology Consortium Research Grants Dec 21, 2015 SBV IMPROVER Project Launches New Systems Toxicology Challenge Premium Feb 2, 2015 NIH Commits $8M for Systems Biology Studies of Antibacterial Resistance May 22, 2014 Intomics, Actelion Team on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research May 12, 2014 Berg Teams with U of South Carolina on Lupus Biomarker Discovery Mar 4, 2014 Pilot Opportunity Launched to Simplify Funding Opportunities by US-UK Research Teams Dec 31, 2013 GenomeWeb Feature: Technological Advances Aid Efforts to Document Human Population Diversity, History Premium Sep 18, 2013 NIH Alzheimer's Funding Blast Fuels Omics-focused Projects Sep 11, 2013 NIGMS to Award $10M for Systems Biology Centers Apr 5, 2013 DOE's $375M for Bioenergy Centers Fuels Genomics and Systems Bio Science Dec 5, 2012 Agilent, Illumina Sponsor Alliance Established for Toxicity Testing Using Integrated Systems Biology Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.