A Brown University-led team demonstrated the utility of its "massively parallel splicing assay," or MaPSy, assay by profiling splice effects for thousands of mutations.
An algorithm called SURVIV tapped TCGA RNA sequence data to find exon-skipping events associated with better or worse outcomes in breast and other cancers.
Bioinformatics Tool-Related Papers of Note, February 2009
The ARS scientists will study genomic annotation and analysis for their research.
The Plant-Associated Microbe Gene Ontology Consortium presented a vocabulary resource comprising more than 700 words focusing on microbe-host interactions. The words appear as part of eight papers is a special supplement to BMC Microbiology.
USPTO Publishes Six RNAi-Related Patent Applications
Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.
The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.
US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.
In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.