Improving the quality of cancer tissues for research


Through careful characterization of specimens, a new study has come up with some conclusion on how we can improve the quality of cancer specimens for research.

Read the summary on NCI Blog post https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2018/improving-cancer-research-biopsies?cid=eb_govdel

Full article is published in Journal of Oncology Practice: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=30285529

 

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Using public exome database as your control in WES association studies


Checkout the new software release TRAPD, which stands for (Test Rare vAriants with Public Data) https://github.com/mhguo1/TRAPD

Read the detail on the article published in AJHG this month at https://www.cell.com/ajhg/fulltext/S0002-9297(18)30284-2