NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI-Shenzhen said today that they will collaborate to sequence and analyze pediatric brain tumor samples to support the Childhood Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium.

The effort will harness resources from the BGI@CHOP Joint Genome Center, a CAP- and CLIA-certified next-gen sequencing center that the collaborators established in late 2011.

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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.