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From genome integrity to cancer

New Research and Comments added to our Fall 2018 special issue - guest-edited by Serena Nik-Zainal

Tumor biology and microbial ecology

A multi-omic analysis of the microbiome associated with mismatch repair status in colorectal cancer

Monitoring hypervirulent pathogens

Siderophore loci inform genomic surveillance efforts for hypervirulent K. pneumoniae

Recent advances in immunotherapies

Bucktrout, Bluestone & Ramsdell cover T cell therapies in infection, autoimmunity, and cancer 

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    Authors: Jung Kim, Wen Luo, Mingyi Wang, Talia Wegman-Ostrosky, Megan N. Frone, Jennifer J. Johnston, Michael L. Nickerson, Melissa Rotunno, Shengchao A. Li, Maria I. Achatz, Seth A. Brodie, Michael Dean, Kelvin C. de Andrade, Fernanda P. Fortes, Matthew Gianferante, Payal Khincha…

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Using flawed, uncertain, proximate and sparse (FUPS) data in the context of complexity: learning from the case of child mental health
Miranda Wolpert and Harry Rutter
Published in BMC Medicine on: 18 June 2018

Meta-evaluation of meta-analysis: ten appraisal questions for biologists
Shinichi Nakagawa, Daniel W. A. Noble, Alistair M. Senior and Malgorzata Lagisz
Published in BMC Biology on: 03 March 2017

A practical guide to single-cell RNA-sequencing for biomedical research and clinical applications
Ashraful Haque, Jessica Engel, Sarah A. Teichmann and Tapio Lönnberg
Published in Genome Medicine on: 18 August 2017

From squiggle to basepair: computational approaches for improving nanopore sequencing read accuracy
Franka J. Rang, Wigard P. Kloosterman and Jeroen de Ridder
Published in Genome Biology on: 13 July 2018

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