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2014-02-12 23:25:49

Data from 2,000 cancer genomes to be jointly analyzed using uniform algorithms. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Annai Systems Inc., a provider of genomic data management solutions, today announced that it has partnered with the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) to provide its Annai GNOS™ data management software in support of six data centers around the world that will house a large data set for the Pan Cancer...

Genetic Mutation Promotes One Percent Of Cancerous Tumors
2013-12-09 05:28:31

[ Watch the Video: CUX1: Cancer’s Common Ground ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists have located a single gene that is at least partially responsible for the development of one percent of all cancerous tumors, according to new research appearing in the advanced online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The gene in question is CUX1, and according to the study authors, this is the first time it has been broadly associated with the onset of...

2013-11-18 23:29:31

Annai-GNOS™ to integrate Hitachi storage solution to provide whole-genome cancer data to competing international research teams in new DREAM Challenge. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Annai Systems Inc., a genomic data management solution provider, today announced that it is providing its genome data management platform to host a scientific competition aimed at improving the identification of cancer mutations. The project emphasizes Annai’s leading role in genomic data...

2013-11-04 10:40:59

A team of scientists from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Fundeni Clinical Institute (Romania) and Koen Kaen University (Thailand), have made a seminal breakthrough in understanding the molecular basis of bile duct cancer or cholangiocarcinoma, a rare but highly lethal form of liver cancer. The team, led by Professors Teh Bin Tean, Patrick Tan, Steve Rozen, Irinel Popescu and Vajaraphongsa Bhudhisawasdi, used advanced DNA sequencing...

2013-08-15 23:19:17

Using Convey Hybrid-core Servers, German Cancer Research Center Accelerates Genomic Analysis Pipeline Up to 20x Richardson, TX (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Convey Computer today announced that the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, has installed two Convey hybrid-core (HC) computers. The Convey HC-2ex platforms are being used to accelerate the center’s next-generation sequencing (NGS) pipeline, saving them time and reducing energy...

Breast And Ovarian Cancer Share Genetic Similarities
2012-09-24 18:43:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With the exhaustive amounts of research that have been focused on breast cancer over the past 2 decades, researchers have been able to recognize 4 subtypes of the cancer. Using data generated under The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), the team was able to obtain new insights into the four standard molecular subtypes of breast cancer. "TCGA's comprehensive characterization of their high-quality samples allows researchers an...

2009-06-10 11:09:21

No progress without research "“ this is particularly true for cancer medicine. The chances of cure for those affected can only be further increased if research results are swiftly transferred from the laboratory into clinical practice. Framework conditions for this research transfer, also called translational research, will now be optimized in Germany. Last Tuesday, German Research Minister Annette Schavan, Friedrich Carl Janssen, Chairman of German Cancer Aid (Deutsche Krebshilfe), and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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