systems biology Indivumed Launches Bioinformatics Platform, Expands Cancer Drug Discovery Efforts Premium The firm has revamped its business model to focus on AI-driven drug discovery and partnerships with pharma and academic cancer researchers. 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. Nov 20, 2019 Carta Biosciences Betting Gene Interaction Mapping Tech Will Speed Up Drug Development Premium 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 Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.