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Researchers looked at the relationship between survival and tumor diversity in more than a dozen individuals with high-grade serous ovarian cancer. 

Using an algorithm known as HotNet2, an international team has identified more than a dozen genetically altered sub-networks in thousands of tumor samples assessed for the Cancer Genome Atlas project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — An analysis of data from The Cancer Genome Atlas' comprehensive molecular profiling of squamous cell head and neck cancer has revealed a more complicated molecular landscape for the disease, and has identified a new genomic subset that indicates particularly poor survival.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two forms of a rare subgroup of acute lymphoblastic leukemia form through chromothripsis, or catastrophic chromosome shattering, researchers from the Wellcome Trust S

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genes involved in chromatin regulation are amongst those most prone to recurrent mutation in urothelial bladder cancer, according to a new Nature study from members of the Cancer Genome Atlas.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Similar to human breast cancers, canine mammary tumors are beset by chromosome instability, researchers from Chronix Biomedical and the Institute of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Göttingen in Germany reported in PLOS One yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A flurry of new studies is outlining findings from the first phase of an analysis that brings together Cancer Genome Atlas data on up to a dozen cancer types.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Japanese team has published an integrated genomic and transcriptomic analysis focused on a form of kidney cancer called clear-cell renal cell carcinoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer genetic analysis firm Personal Genome Diagnostics today announced it has licensed the exclusive rights to the Digital Karyotyping genome mapping technology from Johns Hopkins University.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers have uncovered about two dozen novel copy-number variants strongly linked to autism-spectrum disorders, while also confirming the association of a furth

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Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.

Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

 

Chris Collins, a former US representative, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison in an insider trading case involving an Australian biotechnology firm, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.