DKFZ Neuroblastoma Study Reveals Rearrangements Originating From Extrachromosomal Circular DNA A sequencing study suggests circularized DNA may be a more common source of somatic rearrangements in neuroblastoma than previously appreciated. Glioblastoma Driver Mutations Appear Long Before Diagnosis, Evolutionary Analysis Suggests Molecular features in primary and recurrent glioblastomas indicated that key initiator mutations turned up years before diagnosis, often persisting in recurrent tumors. DNA Methylation Data Helps Refine Classification of Central Nervous System Tumors The researchers used DNA methylation profiles to define 82 central nervous system tumor classes, some of which differed from WHO tumor classes. EBI Team Developing Genome Editing Resource for CRISPR Experimental Data Premium The team aims to release the new resource sometime next year, with the hope that it will become as widely used as other institute databases. Heidelberg Cancer Collaboration Enables Targeted and Comprehensive Molecular Tumor Profiling Premium A partnership involving Heidelberg University Hospital, the National Center for Tumor Diseases, and the German Cancer Research Institute is serving patients across Germany. Apr 27, 2016 European Genomics Researchers Seek to Influence New Open Science Cloud Initiative Premium Jun 3, 2014 Nobel Laureate-led Team Using Genetics to Prospect for Cattle Viruses with Possible Colorectal Cancer Links Oct 9, 2013 Applied Proteomics, DKFZ to Collaborate on Cancer MDx Sep 18, 2012 Head and Neck Cancer Studies Suggest Alternative Markers More Prognostically Useful than HPV DNA Testing Jun 20, 2012 IP Watch: Gen-Probe, GE, NEC, DKFZ, and Omega Bio-Tek Win US Patents Premium Jan 11, 2012 German Project Considers Ethical, Legal Issues of Human Whole-Genome Sequencing Premium Dec 21, 2011 Q&A: NCT's Christof von Kalle on Introducing 'Molecular Imaging' of Cancer Genomes for Patients Premium Dec 7, 2011 Q&A: German Cancer Research Center's Peter Lichter on Sequencing Pediatric Brain Tumors Premium Apr 26, 2011 Bioinformatics Tools ID Pathways Enriched in Gene Expression Studies of Colorectal Cancer Prognosis Mar 31, 2011 German Team Finds Smoking-Related Methylation Change in Cardiovascular Gene Feb 15, 2011 Sequencing Whole Prostate Cancer Genomes IDs Rearrangements that May Predict Disease Outcome Premium Jan 20, 2011 German Researchers Use $10.1M to Investigate Early Prostate Cancer Nov 23, 2010 German Cancer Research Center Completes €77M Renovation, Eyes Launch of New Programs Oct 11, 2010 Roche, German Center Collaborate to Develop Dx for HPV Jun 3, 2010 Life Technologies, DKFZ to Create High-Throughput Sequencing Center Feb 17, 2009 Febit Plans to Launch HybSelect App in March in Bid to Tap Seq-Capture Market Premium Feb 17, 2009 Short Reads: Feb 17, 2009 Premium Feb 17, 2009 EMBL Licenses Tripos Software Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.