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U. of Southern California Researchers to Use Molecular Staging s Amplification Technology

NEW YORK, March 18 (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers at the University of Southern California will use Molecular Staging's DNA amplification technology in cancer research, the company said today.

 

Scientists led by Brian Henderson are studying over 4,000 cancer patient samples and will use Molecular Staging's Repli-g whole genome amplification technology to increase the amount of DNA available for their research, according to the company.

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.