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New study uses machine learning and RNA-seq to identify cancer-causing gene fusions in glioblastoma

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study, published in Nature, has identified gene fusions with oncogenic potential in […]

Genome-wide CRISPR and tumour suppressor genes could open new pathways for discovering anticancer drugs

Researchers at the University of Texas have performed genome-wide CRISPR screens to uncover vulnerabilities critical for discovering anticancer drugs. The […]

Cancer Cell Metastases: Understanding the Process Using Insights from Single Cell Sequencing

This webinar will provide people working in cancer research and/or cancer therapy development with an understanding of how single cell […]

Impact of Next-Generation Sequencing for Lung Cancer Patients in East Asia

Written by Sharmin Begum, science writer  Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) strategies were compared in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer […]

Understanding How Microbiome Proteins Are Involved in Disease

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have developed an interaction network that can identify how commensals (such as many […]

Cancer Genomics ONLINE – February 2022 Webinar Series

Often described as a disease of the genome, cancer is claiming the lives of millions every year. A single mutation […]

Researchers reveal novel approach to target enhancer-addicted cancers

A new study has revealed how a key complex that facilitates access to enhancers could be targeted to treat over […]

Genome Giants – Tak Mak, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Tak Mak is a world leader in the genetics of immunology and cancer. He is currently a Senior Scientist at […]

The Cancer Gene Directory

BRCA1 gene Name: BReast CAncer gene 1 Type of gene: Tumour suppressor gene responsible for repairing DNA located on chromosome […]

Cancer Genomics: From Diagnosis to Treatment

Introduction The first publication of cancer genome sequencing was in 2006, whereby more than 13,000 genes involved in breast and […]