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.

Researchers used Thermo Fisher's Ion Torrent technology to generate the data, which will allow researchers to monitor the evolution of the pathogen in real time.

A study of more than 700 samples showed pooling detected 96 percent of the tuberculosis cases found via testing each patient sample individually, with 99 percent overall agreement between the methods.

In Cell this week: biobank of colorectal cancer organoids, ancient wolf genome analysis, and more.

With cloud computing becoming more attractive to researchers, Nature News offers some tips on how to get going.

In a series of articles, medical journals debate the necessity of conflict-of-interest policies.

Irwin Rose, who won the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation, has died.

Nano DNA Kit App Note: This technical note describes the automation of the IlluminaTruSeq Nano DNA kit on the Biomek FXP for interrogation of low-input samples down to 100 ng.

TruSeq DNA PCR- Free App Note: This technical note describes the automation of the Illumina TruSeq DNA PCR-Free Sample Preparation Kit on the Beckman Coulter Biomek FXP Dual-Arm System, Multichannel Pipettor and Span-8 Pipettor automated liquid handler (Biomek FXP).

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:

  • What respondents felt were their biggest issues
  • What is needed
  • Benchmarks for comparison