Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

People in the News: Jun 3, 2011 (rev. 1)

Premium

SRA International has promoted John Greene to the rank of senior principal.

Greene has served as the director of bioinformatics for SRA International since 2001. He is the project director and principal investigator for the 23-person National Cancer Institute Cancer Genome Atlas Data Coordinating Center and Data Portal, for which SRA was awarded a five year, $17.9 million NCI contract last fall (BI 10/15/2010).

The Scan

Quality Improvement Study Compares Molecular Tumor Boards, Central Consensus Recommendations

With 50 simulated cancer cases, researchers in JAMA Network Open compared molecular tumor board recommendations with central consensus plans at a dozen centers in Japan.

Lupus Heterogeneity Highlighted With Single-Cell Transcriptomes

Using single-cell RNA sequencing, researchers in Nature Communications tracked down immune and non-immune cell differences between discoid lupus erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Rare Disease Clues Gleaned From Mobile Element Insertions in Exome Sequences

With an approach called MELT, researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics uncovered mobile element insertions in exomes from 3,232 individuals with or without developmental or neurological abnormalities.

Team Tracks Down Potential Blood Plasma Markers Linked to Heart Failure in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Researchers in BMC Genomics found 10 differentially expressed proteins or metabolites that marked atrial fibrillation with heart failure cases.