Areas of concern are the recruitment of talented scientists, as well as retaining access to EU funding, European research collaborations, and clinical trials.
A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
The two studies came out of the UK's Tracking Cancer Evolution through Therapy (TRACERx) trial.
Speakers at the conference's opening plenary showed how their work in cancer research fit into the broad theme of 'Discover, Predict, Prevent, Treat.'
The new funding supports clinical trials as well as preclinical work to identify biomarkers of therapeutic response.
The researchers will sequence the genomes and transcriptomes of 250 breast cancer patients in the first phase, returning information from 16 actionable genes.
Inivata plans to use the new funds to accelerate clinical studies to validate its liquid biopsy technology platform and commercialize its first products.
The work identified specific groups of somatic mutations that might be ideal to hunt for in ctDNA to monitor tumor burden, guide treatment, or follow therapeutic response.
The institute will house more than 1,200 scientists researching cancer, heart disease, lung disease, infectious disease, and other ailments.
Cancer Research UK unveils seven 'grand challenges' that it will fund researchers to tackle.
Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.
In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.
The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.
Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.