NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the US and Mexico have detected recurrent breast cancer mutations and rearrangements affecting genes not previously implicated in the disease. The study appears in the current issue of Nature, alongside several other breast cancer studies published online in the journal over the past few months.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.