NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An investigation into the prevalence of 17 breast cancer susceptibility gene mutations in more than 1,800 women with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) showed that the majority of susceptibility mutations show up in well-known BRCA genes.

However, the study also found variations in a handful of other genes in a smaller subset of TNBC patients, suggesting the need for additional research to pin down their frequency.

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Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

Jul
19
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will provide an overview of how liquid biopsies can be integrated into lung cancer care.

Jul
20
Sponsored by
NuGEN

This webinar describes the characterization of gene fusions across distinct subtypes of melanoma.