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With integrated data for thousands of TCGA tumors, teams explored cancer subtypes, searched for prognostic insights, began mapping immune cell interactions, and more.

The company expects to be able to offer at least one test commercially by the end of this year or early next, with research now starting on two others.

A pair of papers point to potential gut microbial contributions to checkpoint blockade immunotherapy response in individuals with lung, kidney, or skin cancer.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: variants linked to enhanced branching among tomatoes, innate and adaptive immune response to Zostavax vaccination, and more.

The researchers used mass cytometry to characterize dozens of markers in 3.5 million immune cells in samples from 73 clear cell renal cell carcinoma patients.

The companies will use Personalis' ACE ImmunoID next-generation sequencing platform to analyze tumor samples from clinical trials of Argos' drug.

In Genome Biology this week: variants linked to disorders of sex development, new candidate genes for ciliopathies, and more.

A renal cell carcinoma study revealed increased metabolic gene expression in PD-L1-positive tumors from individuals who did not respond to nivolumab.

In Genome Biology this week: methylation changes in aging, single-cell RNA sequencing of renal cell carcinoma tumor, and more.

A Baylor College of Medicine-led team uncovered nine genomic subtypes of kidney cancer that may help direct patients' treatments.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.