Hong Kong University

By profiling the mutation patterns in secondary GBM cases, researchers found recurrent MET alterations and attempted to target it with a MET kinase inhibitor.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic diversity of MERS in African camels, centromere evolution in Cryptococcus, and more.

Researchers from Hong Kong imputed transcriptomes from GWAS data and compared them to drug-induced gene expression profiles.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies in the early, online version of Nature Genetics are highlighting the types of genetic mutations that underlie the liver cancer hepatocellular carcinoma, including forms of the disease related to hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection.

Three research projects targeting genomics and molecular diagnostics were among six grant winners in total.

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.