NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Ottawa Hospital plans to open a new molecular oncology lab that will use next-generation sequencing and other diagnostic technologies in cancer patient care and in research projects.

The hospital said this week it has raised C$1.5 million (US$1.4 million) of a targeted C$3 million that it will use to build a facility for the new Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory, which is a partnership between the hospital's research institute, the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association, and the University of Ottawa.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A new analysis indicates that the Ebola virus behind the current West African outbreak is mutating at about the same rate as other Ebola viruses.

With the launch of Scott Kelly into space today, the study of him and his earthbound brother to disentangle the effects of life in space from the effects of genetics kicks off.

In Science this week: self-assembly of DNA components in solution, and more.

Genetics and Molecular Research retracts two gastric cancer papers for being "substantially equal" to other papers, according to Retraction Watch.