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Onconova will use Mission Bio's Tapestri platform to study rigosertib — a drug that Onconova is developing — to target the RAS mutation in myelodysplastic syndromes.

The company said it is pushing to begin simultaneous clinical trials for multiple small panel-based tests for its sample-to-answer Savanna platform.

The group believes that being able to track ctDNA changes down to the lowest possible levels may be necessary for liquid biopsy to monitor treatment in early-stage cancers.

The study authors said that the technique could help researchers better prioritize which of the vast number of protein PTMs to investigate more thoroughly.

Researchers focused on candidate genes near expression quantitative trait loci identified by combining cancer susceptibility SNPs and available transcriptomic data.

Pushed Out

ScienceInsider reports Floyd Romesberg has been forced out from the Scripps Research Institute.

Doctors in the US have used CRISPR gene editing to try to treat a woman with sickle cell disease as part of a clinical trial, according to Popular Science.

In Science this week: CRISPR gene editing and single-cell RNA sequencing together form a framework for studying genetic interactions, and more.

Researchers analyzed more than 550 new and previously sequenced exomes for individuals from African rainforest hunter-gatherer and farming populations, searching for local adaptations.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.