Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Arthropod Genomics Symposium--Abstract deadline approaching

The abstract submission deadline for the 7th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium is approaching--March 1st is the due-date for posters to be considered for platform presentations. The event itself is scheduled for June 12-15, 2013 at the University of Notre Dame.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Androgen Receptor & Prostate Cancer. From fly RNAi screen to human cell follow-up. Breaking report.

On my desk to read this President's Day? This report of a genome-wide RNAi screen performed with the NYU RNAi Core using the DRSC 2.0 genome-wide library.

Imberg-Kazdan K, Ha S, Greenfield A, Poultney CS, Bonneau R, Logan SK, Garabedian MJ. A genome-wide RNA interference screen identifies new regulators of androgen receptor function in prostate cancer cells. Genome Res. 2013 Feb 12. PubMed PMID: 23403032.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Ranking the Rankings. Breaking report.

On my desk to read today--this report of comparison among large-scale screen ranking methods and development of a new approach.

Siebourg J, Merdes G, Misselwitz B, Hardt WD, Beerenwinkel N. Stability of gene rankings from RNAi screens. Bioinformatics. 28(12):1612-8. PMID: 22513992.