NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at Columbia University presented findings from an integrated analysis of glioblastoma. The search for driver mutations in the brain cancer centered on a computational pipeline called MutComFocal, which considers the site and size of copy number changes and their relationship to other somatic mutations in a tumor genome.

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