Researchers at Washington University have received a $6.5 million grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation to develop a personalized, sequencing-based breast cancer vaccine.

William Gillanders, a professor of surgery, and Ted Hansen, a professor of pathology and immunology, will lead the initiative. According to the project abstract, the team will use next-gen sequencing to identify unique tumor antigens, and then incorporate several of those antigens into a vaccine.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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