CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Molecular tumor boards are continuing to gain treatment clues from individuals' cancer sequences, at the same time as growing cancer data collections reveal broader tumor features across patients.

At the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting here yesterday, Arul Chinnaiyan reported on some of the results coming out of the University of Michigan's "Michigan Oncology Sequencing Center" (MiOncoSeq) research program, which has sequenced matched tumor and normal samples and generated tumor transcriptomes for roughly 3,000 cancer patients so far.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.