NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Scientists at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research have developed a technique for predicting the quality and coverage of a sequencing experiment from a small set of data.

The statistical framework, called SeqControl, allows users to monitor the quality of production-scale sequencing. The researchers published a description of the approach, including a demonstration of its use for whole-genome sequencing of tumors and normal samples, in Nature Methods this week.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

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