BGI, ACRG Developing Genomic Data Resource for Cancer | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and the Asia Cancer Research Group today announced a collaboration to develop a genomic data source on cancers prevalent in Asia.

The partners will conduct research on lung cancer and liver cancer, two of the most common cancers in Asia, in the hopes of ultimately developing treatments.

ACRG will provide lung and liver cancer samples, which BGI will sequence. In addition to producing data, BGI will provide bioinformatics analysis.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.