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Lasker Honorees

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has announced this year's recipients of its prizes honoring basic and clinical research.

The researchers found that untranslated regions and coding sequence regions don't work as a unit, contrary to a popular theory.

Researchers have identified mutations in the RORC gene that produce inborn errors of immunity affecting both interleukin-17 and interferon-gamma immune pathways.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Through a combination of next-generation sequencing and CRISPR-Cas9-mediated genome editing, two sets of researchers homed in on the mechanisms of action for a handful of drugs and uncovered mutations that can lead to resistance to those drugs, as they reported in separate

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By comparing tumor and normal tissue, researchers in New York City have identified a chimeric transcript that is expressed in fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinomas, as they reported in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, a UK-led group described the diverse mutation patterns it detected within and between tumors from 10 individuals with the kidney cancer clear cell

A research team led by investigators at Rockefeller University has developed a new method for detecting microRNAs in tissue samples, demonstrating its ability to differentiate skin cancer types based on tumor-specific miRNA signatures.

A week after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East coast, sequencing facilities across New York City and at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island are starting to get back to business as usual.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Rockefeller University researcher plans to use a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel method for applying high-throughput sequencing to the study of human immune system function.

Pacific Biosciences has appointed Terry Pizzie to vice president of global sales. He joined PacBio in 2010 as vice president of Europe.


In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.