Jan 17th 2014: NIH 2014 budget gets a (partial) reprieve...
Although still inadequate, 2014 funding to the NIH is less of a disaster than anticipated, reports Science magazine.
Jan 16th 2014: Welcome Lois
The Mouse Biology Program (MBP) is happy to announce the recruitment of Ms. Lois Coady as Business Administrative Officer to lead the MBP administrative office, manage and oversee all business operations, and to serve as our liaison to the Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM). Lois will become a member of the MBP Senior Leadership Group (SLG). Lois, who has an MBA with an emphasis in human resource management, comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in office management, customer service and facilities experience.
Jan 14th 2014: Next-gen clinical genomics
New York Times: In an innovative new partnership with a regional healthcare provider, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a collaborator in the KOMP program, has launched an effort to identify new druggable targets linked to human diseases.
Dec 30th 2013: Breakthrough of the Year
December 19, 2013, 11:05 am – Watch a video of the 2013 scientific Breakthrough of the Year & the nine runners-up, ranging from transparent brains to exploding stars. Breakthrough of the Year 2013. Runners Up. Genetic Microsurgery for the Masses · CLARITY Makes It Perfectly Clear … View Full Article
Dec 30th 2013: Investing in the nation's health
December 24, 2013, 5:35 pm – Francis S. Collins is director of the National Institutes of Health. Biomedical research is at a critical juncture — a moment of exceptional … The Post’s View: NIH research weakened by the budget squeeze · George Will: The sequester’s a public … View Full Article