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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, the University of Toronto, and elsewhere described

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research has joined the Open Cloud Consortium (OCC), a non-profit that provides cloud infrastructure to support science communities, and the partners plan to create a cancer genomics resource.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team led by scientists at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research have received a C$5 million (US$4.7 million) grant from the Movember Foundation to develop diagnostic molecular markers that physicians could use to make treatment decisions for their prostate ca

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists in Canada and Israel will partner to investigate pancreatic cancer, identify drivers of disease metastasis, and discover biomarkers for use in identifying and treating the disease, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — A team from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research has published a study demonstrating that a two-dimensional sample pooling strategy can allow rare variants in pooled sequencing data to be traced back to their sample of origin.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of bioinformatics and technology-focused firms and institutes that challenges informatics researchers to solve specific problems, has issued a new challenge to spur investigators to develop better methods for identifying cancer-associated mutations.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The government of Ontario recently announced about C$7 million (US$6.7 million) in new funding for four large-scale genomics projects.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research has pumped C$52 million ($49.3 million) into several genomic and translational research programs aimed at developing new diagnostics and treatments for cancer, OICR said today.

The Ontario Institute of Cancer Research has published an interim report of a pilot project to evaluate targeted sequencing of cancer patients with metastatic or recurrent disease to influence clinical care.

Thomas Hudson has been appointed to the Genome Quebec board of directors.

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.