The effort has provided a comprehensive view of the toxin proteins involved in the sting of these dangerous jellyfish, which is now being used to identify targets for inhibitory drugs.

In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services. 

The NCI-funded trial will include 10 sub-studies, each focused on a different molecular target, and is set to start enrolling patients in July.

The proposed plan could better support doctors' ability to deliver precision cancer care by providing payment for services such as coordinating with pathologists and ordering the right test.

The articles focus on test regulation and clinical validation, both in the context of breast cancer risk and general variant assessment.

A European team has launched a four-year study to develop a test to gauge cervical, ovarian, uterine, or aggressive breast cancer risk in women.

As interest in personalized medicine grows, government contractors are entering the field, the Washington Post reports.

In PNAS this week: spatiotemporal study of lncRNA expression, role of extrachromosomal, circular DNAs in yeast, and more.

In PLOS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population genetics, oral microbiome of infants and children, and more.

Developments in scientific research are outpacing the IT infrastructure lifecycle. Avere Systems worked with Cambridge HealthTech Institute to survey 100 professionals responsible for storage in research environments. This report looks at the results of this unique survey and shares insights into the challenges expressed by respondents, like:

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This online seminar demonstrates how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.