NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team in the Bacterial Diseases Branch of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research recently became the first to detect a species of bacteria resistant to an antibiotic-of-last-resort called colistin in a US patient's specimen, potentially heralding an era of "superbugs."

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In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.

Jun
29
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will provide an overview of current standardization efforts in genomics, epigenomics, and metagenomics, with a focus on practical implementation considerations for researchers and labs.

Jul
20
Sponsored by
NuGEN

This webinar describes the characterization of gene fusions across distinct subtypes of melanoma.