Researchers used the approach, which analyzes somatic copy number alterations, to identify a targetable pathway, which they then blocked effectively using currently available drugs.
The company will use the funds to work in collaboration with George Mason University to apply its technology to detecting viruses in non-invasive samples.
Using multiple digestion enzymes and an Orbitrap Fusion Lumos, they identified 13,728 proteins with 57 percent median sequence coverage in MCF-7 cells.
In an AGBT presentation, one early-access user of BD's Resolve platform described how he used it to analyze gene expression from 1,200 kidney cells.
The funding is being provided through the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, which oversees the state's $1 billion life sciences investment plan.
In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomics study of Aspergillus, genetic variation in indigenous African cattle, and more.
Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.
Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.
British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.