This newsletter shares recent updates, data releases, and publications, as well as announcements of upcoming conferences and symposia where you can hear and meet IDG members. The Illuminating the Druggable Genome Consortium is supported by the NIH Common Fund. Program members include Data and Resource Generating Centers (DRGC), Knowledge Management Centers (KMC), Resource Dissemination and Outreach Center (RDOC), and Cutting Edge Informatics Tools (CEIT) grantees. 
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CEITs join IDG and Pharos Updated

NIH announced theaward of 3 CEIT grants in late Spring 2019 to PIs Dr. Kannan (UGA), Dr. Robinson (JAX), Dr. Wu (OHSU). These grantees will develop tools for aiding analysis and visualization, in addition to integration of new data. Congratulations and Welcome to the IDG consortium! 
Pharos, the user-interface site for the data collected by the KMCs, recently released an extensive update in response to user feedback and UIX studies.  So please visit the site and explore:

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Upcoming Conferences

  • Timothy Sheils, NCATS, will present on Pharos at ACS National Meeting 2019, in San Diego, CA held August 24-27, 2019. (KMC)
  • Dr. Michael McManus, UCSF, is a featured speaker at the RiboClub Annual meeting 2019 in Mont Orford Park, Canada. (DRGC)
  • Dr. Tudor Oprea, UNM, will present at the 8th Annual Drug Repositioning and Repurposing Conference (September 23-24, 2019) in Washington, DC. (KMC)
  • Dr. Brian Shoichet, UCSF, will present at a session on 'Drug Discovery' for the 20th Great Lakes GPCR Retreat (September 16-18, 2019) in Quebec, Canada. (DRGC

Target Watch in NRDD

IDG has started to publish a series of articles in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery (NRDD) highlighting targets previously undervalued, which IDG members are illuminating and bringing forth for further study. Here are the two latest;

Find us online

DRGC: U24 DK116195, U24 DK116204, U24 DK116214
KMC: U24 CA224370, U24 CA224260;  RDOC: U24 TR002278
CEIT: U01 CA239106, U01 CA239108, U01 CA239069
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IDG Newsletter Vol. 1, 2019-07-01

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