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Wenjun Li and Joseph Heitman (Duke University) and Valerie Lapham (North Carolina State University)
News / 02.23.18
The fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other skin and toenail infections may have lost its ability to sexually reproduce as it adapted to grow on human hosts.Read more
Wolfgang Sauber
News / 02.22.18
DNA data from 400 prehistoric skeletons, drawn from sites across Europe, reveals complex story on beaker potteryRead more
Susanna M. Hamilton
News / 02.22.18
An analysis of nearly 3,800 colorectal cancer patients — the largest germline risk study for this cancer to date — reveals opportunities for improved risk screening and, possibly, treatment.Read more
Zhang lab, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
News / 02.15.18
A strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest. 100-fold greater sensitivity, the ability to detect multiple targets at once, and other new features further enhance SHERLOCK's power for detecting genetic signatures.Read more
Susanna M. Hamilton, Broad Communications
Blog / 02.14.18
In a pair of posts on the GATK Blog, Broad data scientists announce big steps toward making sequencing data from different locations more interoperable, and reducing the cost of sequence analysis from $45 per genome in 2016 to $5 today.Read more