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Next-generation Sequencing of Urologic Cancers: Next Is Now

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Contributors: Paul Boutros, PhD
Eur Urol. 2014 Jul;66(1):4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.03.028. Epub 2014 Apr 5

Abstract

The exomes/genomes of a few hundred kidney, bladder, and prostate tumours have been sequenced. This sequencing has unveiled new genes that are altered and new opportunities for tumour subclassification, prediction of outcome, and therapy. These opportunities will soon become realities.

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Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lian Willetts shines light on the frontiers of discovery

Dr. Lian Willetts was awarded 2nd place in the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin representing Dr. John Lewis’ lab by presenting: “Breaking the Walls of Prostate Cancer Metastasis”

Lab Falling Walls is an international competition that challenges graduate students to showcase how their research is redefining their respective fields and breaking down the walls to the next major scientific breakthrough. The University of Alberta is one of 20 approved international events, and the Sept. 30 event saw 16 outstanding examples of graduate research. Dr. Willetts was awarded 1st place during this night.

International Labs and the Finale in Berlin

Falling Walls Lab is a global scale event that takes place in different vibrant cities around the world throughout the year. The Falling Walls Lab Finale is held each year in Berlin on 8 November. The Finale gathers 100 participants, among them all winners of the international Labs.

- Catalina Vasquez