NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two research teams reported on mutational patterns present in gastric cancer in Nature Genetics.

Researchers from the US, Hong Kong, the UK, and the Netherlands did whole-genome sequencing on matched tumor and normal pairs from 100 individuals with gastric cancers from various subtypes and presentations, including microsatellite instable tumors, microsatellite stable tumors, diffuse tumors, gland-forming adenocarcinomas, and so on.

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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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.