Biomarkers Consortium

The study is part of the Biomarkers Consortium, and will include the collection of DNA samples for future genomics research into ASD.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Proteomics firm Caprion this week launched its CNS ProteoCarta panel for the study of central nervous system diseases.

Teams led by researchers at George Mason University have published a pair of studies exploring protein signaling in breast and colon cancer that could offer new insights into treatments for the diseases.

Technology developed by Lance Liotta and Emanuel Petricoin will be used to find and identify biomarkers for evaluating new investigational therapies for the neoadjuvant-drug study.

The I-SPY effort will conduct pharmacogenomics-focused clinical trials for breast cancer drugs using Agendia's tests.

Researchers in the UK and Australia uncover genetic links between BMI and depression, the Guardian reports.

The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.

The New York Times writes that natural history museums are helping round out genetic studies with older specimens.

In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.