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The researchers hope that open-access datasets like this will help educate the next-generation of genomics researchers and bioinformaticians.

Both studies found that about 40 percent of pediatric cancer patients have mutations with potential clinical significance, either for diagnosis or treatment.

The study, which will be the pediatric counterpart to the ongoing adult-only NCI-MATCH trial, will be run by the NCI in partnership with the Children's Oncology Group.

Six percent of patients diagnosed by exome sequencing received more than one molecular diagnosis, which can be important for their clinical management.

The Collaborative African Genomics Network recently finished its second year of grant funding, hitting many of its milestones, and is already digging into the work for their third year.

The agency is funding genome sequencing and analysis centers to research the genomic basis of common diseases, as well as ongoing rare disease research.

The researchers are testing whether Pacific Biosciences' technology can find repeat expansions and other structural variants that short reads are missing.

The partners will use Biocept's liquid biopsy systems to detect estrogen receptor gene mutations that could help guide treatment for women with breast cancer.

Independent analyses on dozens of tumor-normal Sézary syndrome pairs points to frequent alterations in signaling, cell cycle, and epigenetic pathways.

Spiral has developed graph-based query technology for compressing and querying large genomic cohorts quickly that is currently being piloted at Baylor College of Medicine

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Forbes reports that a structural biology lab at Oxford University studying the coronavirus was hacked.

Politico reports that the NYPD DNA database has grown since it announced it would be removing profiles from it.

Science reports that a Dutch research funding agency is combating a ransomware attack.

In Science this week: set of 64 haplotype assemblies from 32 individuals, and more.