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High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | January 1, 2018

Emerging technologies help researchers draw mechanistic links between metabolism and epigenetic modification of DNA.


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Pinpointing the Culprit

By Rachel Berkowitz | June 1, 2017

Identifying immune cell subsets with CyTOF


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Using Raman Spectroscopy to Identify Cell Types

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | December 1, 2016

Improvements in instruments and statistical tools allow the capture and analysis of large data sets.


image: Techniques for Assessing Genomic Copy Number Variations

Techniques for Assessing Genomic Copy Number Variations

By Sarah C.P. Williams | October 1, 2016

As the importance of genomic copy number variations for health and disease becomes clearer, researchers are creating new ways to detect these changes in the genome.


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Screening with CRISPR

By Kelly Rae Chi | June 1, 2016

Ever-improving CRISPR-based tools are already ripe for large-scale genetic screens.

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Pulling It All Together

By Kate Yandell | April 1, 2016

Systems-biology approaches offer new strategies for finding hard-to-identify drug targets for cancer.


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In Custody

By Wudan Yan | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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Capturing Cancer Cells on the Move

By Nicholette Zeliadt | April 1, 2014

Three approaches for isolating and characterizing rare tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream


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Eyes on Cancer

By Amber Dance | April 1, 2012

Techniques for watching tumors do their thing


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Combing the Cancer Genome

By Carina Storrs | March 1, 2012

A guided tour through the main online resources for analyzing cancer genomics data


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