MilliporeSigma wins R&D 100 Award MilliporeSigma announced that it is receiving a prestigious R&D 100 Award for its Eshumo CP-FT Resin product, a first-to-market product used in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
$2.65 million to expand computational research skills in science Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced $1.65 million and $1 million for a joint $2.65 million for The Carpentries, an organization that teaches researchers computational skills through a scalable and community-centered model. The $1.65 million in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will support The Carpentries' instructor training program and the development of CarpentriesLabs -- a centralized repository for high-quality, community-contributed teaching materials.
New genomics database increases research collaboration An international research team launched a new open-source database – multiplex assays of variant effect (MAVEs) – as a public repository for large-scale measurements of sequence variant impact, designed for interoperability with applications to interpret these datasets. Details of the database are presented in the November 3 issue of Genome Biology.