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News on research grants, RFPs, government funding trends in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Framingham, Massachusetts-based Kephera's tests is intended to be used to differentiate neurocysticercosis from other causes of seizures in patients.

BIOASTER and Mologic will develop and clinically evaluate a test prototype for detecting O. volvulus antibodies in blood with high specificity.

The funding supports development of a low-cost platform for detection of antimicrobial resistance elements in complex microbial communities. 

Under a contract with BARDA, First Light is developing a digital imaging-based diagnostics platform, as well as tests for anthrax and urinary tract infections.

The seven-year grant renews funding for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, led by Duke University and UCSF, with $15 million in 2020.