Based on more than 100 genome sequences, researchers saw selection signatures in domestic pigs despite extensive gene flow between domestic and wild animals.
The money will support the university's efforts to understand the biology of lung cancer and develop personalized treatments for the disease.
The new workflow uses barcoding and pooling for an eight-fold increase in throughput and an 85 percent decrease in cost per cell.
The recommendations address incidental findings from next-generation sequencing tests, physician education, as well as test regulation and reimbursement.
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A prototype chip enabled by so-called fractal circuit sensors was able to rapidly assess predictive mRNA biomarkers in donor lung tissue samples.
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In developing the recommendations, the expert panel attempted to keep up with the fast-moving advances in oncology.
According to study leader Neil Kelleher, the effort marks a significant step forward for the use of top-down proteomics in analyzing histone proteoforms.
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Using the technique, the researchers collected phosphoproteomic data on 91 mouse liver samples, generating time-resolved profiles of insulin signaling.
Microarrays can detect smaller deletions in genes relevant to diseases like acute lymphoblastic leukemia, offering insight into diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
The new six-course online specialization will teach core bioinformatics principles and concepts to biologists and computer scientists.
They also put forth a proof-of-concept method for scheduled Swath acquisition, which accounts for changes in precursor ion distributions across LC gradients.
The team recently received funding to develop and validate an assay to help guide clinical decision making when pancreatic cancer precursor lesions are detected.
The study will involve whole-exome sequencing in ovarian cancer patients of European descent, with top candidate genes sequenced in African American patients.