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The new challenge focuses on computational methods for identifying blood gene expression signatures that can be used as markers of smoking exposure.

Up to five new grants will take a systems biology and omics approach to research the molecular interactions between pathogens and hosts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Swiss contract research firm Intomics said today that it has inked an agreement to collaborate with Actelion Pharmaceuticals on research into neurodegenerative diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bioinformatics firm Berg today said that it will collaborate with researchers at the University of South Carolina in a search for lupus biomarkers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pilot opportunity was launched on Tuesday by US and UK funding agencies to simplify the funding application process for researchers in the two countries who wish to collaborate on projects.

As researchers increasingly rely on sequencing to tally up variation within and between populations, the technology is poised to contribute to future functional studies of human adaptations and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Three US research teams have reeled in $4.9 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to use genomics and systems biology approaches to delve into the molecular basis of Alzheimer's disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences expects to award $10 million next year to fund the creation of two to four centers that will pursue and support systems biology

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Energy plans to fund its three Bioenergy Research Centers, which pursue a range of genomic and systems biology research projects for biofuel development, with $375 million over the next five years, DOE said on Thursday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences has established a pre-competitive partnership with several organizations to advance an integrated systems biology approach to toxicity testing research.

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A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.

LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.

The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.