By Andrea Anderson

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – There may be ways to exploit the extensive heterogeneity being uncovered through genome sequencing and other studies of cancer as a means for coming up with new treatment targets and identifying promising drug candidates, according to one presenter at this year's American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.

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May
04
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This online seminar will provide an overview of the use of liquid biopsies for cancer recurrence monitoring with a particular focus on colorectal cancer.

May
11
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will provide an overview of an RNA-seq protocol that has been optimized to study small RNA species such as microRNAs.

May
23
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will discuss a target enrichment workflow for high-confidence detection of variants. 

Jun
20
Sponsored by
OmniSeq

This webinar will discuss RNA sequencing as an alternative to immunohistochemistry (IHC) in selecting patients for cancer immunotherapy.