Name: Peter Papenhausen
Title: National Director of Cytogenetics, Laboratory Corporation of America
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two new loci have been linked to elevated risk for a childhood embryonal kidney cancer called Wilms tumor, according to a study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics.
Using custom microarrays and bisulfite sequencing, researchers have garnered evidence of extensive shifts and variability in methylation patterns in the genomes of several types of cancers.
Biovista will use its Clinical Outcomes Search Space platform to identify new treatments as part of the EU's "p-medicine" project.
In Science this week: gene flow between ancient chimpanzees and bonobos, and more.
A startup wants to match customers to wine based on their DNA and one critic calls the idea 'silly,' Stat News reports.
Researchers trace the origins of brown rats using genetic analysis to China, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.