The partners will try to validate the Immray PanCan-d array-based test, which looks at proteins associated with the immune response to pancreatic cancer.
The researchers said that if confirmed, their findings could be used to design better diagnostics and inform patient treatment.
By scrutinizing more than 30,000 samples over dozens of studies, the team is exploring the genetics of transplantation complications.
A chromosome 4 locus near glycophorin-coding genes appears to decrease the risk of severe malaria in African children, particularly those from East Africa.
CBC also recently achieved ISO DIN/EN 17025:2005 accreditation for the extraction of total RNA from body fluids and the analysis of microRNA and mRNA.
In PNAS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population structure, 'pre-adaptations' in algal ancestors of land plants, and more.
Replication studies that don't quite reflect the original findings underscore the need to better share data, the Wall Street Journal reports.
About two-thirds of proposals to work with select agents are denied — though most proposals that come in don't meet the definition of a restricted experiment, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers examine plant and human DNA found on the Shroud of Turin.