lymphoid cancer

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the BC Cancer Agency in British Columbia have reeled in an infusion of C$10 million (US$9.5 million) in funding from regional and national partners to fund an effort to use genome sequencing to personalize treatments for patients with lymphoid cancers.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.