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A genome-wide association study and meta-analysis uncovered several possible ties to multiple keratinocyte cancer versus single keratinocyte cancer cases.

The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.

Data for hundreds of breast tumors suggested specific signatures were more closely linked to tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte activity than was mutational load. 

Three major European genomics service providers have founded a consortium to offer cost-effective, whole-genome genotyping on a new Illumina SNP array.

Compound variants in MC1R are linked to perceived facial age, according to a genome-wide association involving thousands of elderly Europeans.

Researchers in Belgium and the UK showed that their custom viral panel on Thermo Fisher's TaqMan qPCR array card is effective in samples from immunocompromised patients.

The company is developing a liquid biopsy test using the methylation markers, and will report preliminary data at an upcoming urological research meeting.

The funding will support work identifying the mechanisms underlying the differential responses among pediatric and adult ALL patients to therapy.

Thirteen institutions and life sciences companies have teamed up to launch the free repository that will offer access to allele frequency information from genomes and exomes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Minnesota described findings from a forward genetic screen aimed at uncovering mutations that drive the development of

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.