The method allows for the annotation of cells by their genotype and capture of single-cell transcriptomes, even when the cells aren't morphologically distinct.
The grant recipients will receive up to $5 million each and are led by scientists at institutions including Harvard Medical School and the Cleveland Clinic.
A New York Genome Consortium-led team plans retrospective and prospective analyses on very rare cancers in the hopes of improving treatment options available for patients.
With DNA methylation data for more than 1,800 chronic lymphocytic leukemia B cells, researchers tracked CLL epimutation rates and saw lineages with distinct treatment responses.
The researchers reported that most of these changes, though not all, reverted to normal upon the astronaut's return to Earth.
The assay monitors mutations across a patient's genome and matches them to mutations found in a patient's resected tumor and in DNA in the bloodstream.
In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.
New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.
Researchers used genomic, transcriptomic, and virulence data on thousands of Streptococcus pyogenes strains to identify features influencing infections.
The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.
A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.
Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.
In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.