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Public Release: 12-Oct-2012
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Blood cells may offer telltale clues in cancer diagnosis
Researchers from Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine and colleagues probe the potential use of blood cell variation as a diagnostic, predictive, and research tool in cancer biology.
National Institutes of Health, Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute

Contact: Amy Olson
amy.d.olson@dartmouth.edu
603-646-3274
Dartmouth College

Public Release: 11-Oct-2012
Genome Research
In the bacterial world of your mouth, nurture wins out over nature
The human mouth is home to a teeming community of microbes, yet still relatively little is known about what determines the specific types of microorganisms that live there. Is it your genes that decide who lives in the microbial village, or is it your environment? In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have shown that environment plays a much larger role in determining oral microbiota than expected.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Peggy Calicchia
calicchi@cshl.edu
516-422-4012
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Oct-2012
BioScience
Techniques used to infer pathways of protein evolution found unreliable
Biologists have published thousands of papers that used statistical techniques to infer the likely evolutionary paths that led to the present-day forms of proteins. But careful experimental studies of the properties of reconstructed ancestral forms of visual pigments and variants created by mutation suggest that core simplifying assumptions used in the statistical approaches are unreliable and make the approaches unable to identify the actual paths.
National Institutes of Health, Emory University

Contact: Tim Beardsley
tbeardsley@aibs.org
703-674-2500 x326
American Institute of Biological Sciences

Public Release: 10-Oct-2012
PLOS ONE
First WGS of multiple pancreatic cancer patients outlined in study by TGen, Mayo and SHC
Whole genome sequencing -- spelling all 3 billion letters in the human genome -- "is an obvious and powerful method for advancing our understanding of pancreatic cancer," according to a new study from TGen, Mayo Clinic and Scottsdale Healthcare. The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) demonstrated that WGS "represents a compelling solution to obtaining detailed molecular information on tumor biopsies in order to provide guidance for therapeutic selection," concluded the study published today by PLOS ONE.
National Foundation for Cancer Research, Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund, Seena Magowitz Foundation

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 9-Oct-2012
Nature Biotechnology
USC develops software to facilitate large-scale biological inquiry
The world's leading mass spectrometer manufacturers have agreed to license technology that enabled University of Southern California researchers to develop software that, for the first time, allows scientists to easily use and share research data collected across proprietary platforms.
Wunderkinder Foundation, Redstone Family Foundation, NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Alison Trinidad
alison.trinidad@usc.edu
323-442-3941
University of Southern California - Health Sciences

Public Release: 9-Oct-2012
Health Affairs
Hospitals that cooperate on infection control fare better than hospitals acting alone
An individual hospital's infection control efforts have a ripple effect on the prevalence of a deadly and highly infectious bacterium in hospitals throughout its surrounding region, a multi-center research group led by the University of Pittsburgh demonstrated in a computer simulation-based study.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Contact: Cyndy McGrath
McGrathC3@upmc.edu
412-647-9975
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 8-Oct-2012
Nature Methods
A welcome predictability
Berkeley Lab researchers have developed an adapator that makes the genetic engineering of microbial components substantially easier and more predictable.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Lynn Yarris
lcyarris@lbl.gov
510-486-5375
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Oct-2012
Lancet Oncology
Scientists develop a blood test that detects aggressive prostate cancers
Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre in Madrid, along with British colleagues from the Institute for Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, have developed a test that studies genetic patterns in blood cells to detect advanced–stage prostate cancer. The results of the study are being published today in the journal the Lancet Oncology.

Contact: Nuria Noriega
nnoriega@cnio.es
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO)

Public Release: 4-Oct-2012
TGen's Dr. Daniel Von Hoff delivers first Lori Groetken Memorial Lecture
Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Physician-In-Chief of the Translational Genomics Research Institute is the first recipient of the Lori Groetken Memorial Lecture and Award. Dr. Von Hoff's lecture, "A Relentless Molecular Pursuit Approach to Take Out Pancreatic Cancer," is at 12 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis.
Lori Groetken Memorial Lecture

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 3-Oct-2012
Virginia Tech to tackle the 'Big Data' challenges of next-generation sequencing with HokieSpeed
The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health today announced nearly $15 million in new big data fundamental research projects. Among the awards is a $2 million grant to Iowa State, Virginia Tech, and Stanford University to develop high-performance computing techniques on massively parallel heterogeneous computing resources for large-scale data analytics.
National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Lynn Nystrom
tansy@vt.edu
540-231-4371
Virginia Tech

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