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New tumor profiling papers stemming from prior clinical trials led to informative mutations in early-stage, ER+/HER2- breast cancer and lung squamous cell carcinoma.

The initiatives are being funded with C$24 million over two years and will focus on acute leukemia, immuno-oncology, and brain, ovarian, and pancreatic cancer.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: common variants linked to neuroblastoma susceptibility, rabies virus phylogeography, and more.

The researchers will use genomics to address challenges facing Canada's forestry, healthcare, agricultural, and aquacultural industries.

Using mass spectrometry, the scientists found protein panels that could separate IBD patient biopsies from controls and UC from CD, respectively.

University of Ottawa researchers have developed an electrical method for fabricating solid-state nanopores based on a phenomenon called dielectric breakdown — an approach that they are touting as fast, affordable, and easily applicable within the context of existing solid-state d

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.

This article has been updated to clarify the information Spartan Bioscience plans to announce on upcoming studies.
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Systems Biology in Action

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The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology is still getting its momentum going, but it's already seen promising work in proteomics and spawned collaborations among its members.

The International Regulome Consortium has learned that it will receive millions less than expected over the next four years and may have to cut several staff members.

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Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.