NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genewiz and the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center today announced a collaboration for the discovery of ovarian cancer biomarkers.

The deal is aimed at identifying biomarkers from ovarian cancer samples that can be used to predict a patient's prognosis, as well as the outcomes from chemotherapy treatments. The cancer center will supply the samples for analysis at Genewiz's CLIA laboratory in South Plainfield, NJ.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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