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.
The researchers are following up on earlier NIH-funded work examining microRNAs as potential indicators of clinical outcomes of heart disease patients.
In PNAS this week: genetic variation, environmental factors influence infants' attention to emotion, role for miR-150 in maintaining normal retinal blood vessel repertoires, and more.
The grant is being provided under the NIH's Extracellular RNA Communication program, which was set up to study the role of molecules such as microRNAs.
This Week in Nucleic Acids Research: Researchers describe a new method to find large-scale structural variants in cancer genomes, a glimpse at an approach for profiling miRNAs in tumor samples from TCGA, and more.
The team recently received funding to develop and validate an assay to help guide clinical decision making when pancreatic cancer precursor lesions are detected.
In Science this week: yeast spliceosome structure, and more.
The partners will further develop a non-invasive, blood-based test for the early detection of lung cancer.
In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.
Researchers identified genomic and transcriptomic categories for cutaneous melanoma through an integrated analysis of some 300 primary or metastatic tumors.
Following its departure from the European Union, the UK is to implement a fast-track visa program aimed at attracting scientific talent to Britain, according to BBC News.
ScienceInsider reports that researchers in Brazil are concerned that a creationist was chosen to run the agency that oversees graduate study programs there.
The Washington Post reports that researchers are quickly analyzing the coronavirus that has been causing illness and sharing their findings.
In PLOS this week: common variant associated with BMI in Arctic populations, analysis of microRNA markers associated with being born small for gestational age, and more.