The TGAC is proud to announce the acquirement of 2 grants by the Dutch Cancer Society KWF. Both projects will use NGS technologies to identify and validate clinically relevant predictive and prognostic mutation and copy number aberrations in large series… Read more >
We are looking for PhD student applications to develop blood based cancer diagnostics procedures on circulating free DNA for personalized patient care. You will use state-of-the-art techniques including Next generation sequencing (NGS) and droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) and learn the… Read more >
The Medical Oncology department and TGAC have teamed up to investigate differential micro RNA expression in primary tumors, metastasis and normal tissue. This project, led by Maarten Neerincx and Daoud Sie, processed 220 samples and subjected them to miRNA expression profiling… Read more >
Genoomanalyse: Alle Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) apparatuur is onlangs in één gezamelijke ruimte geplaatst (Dutch only)
Afgelopen week is alle Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) apparatuur van het VUMC in één gezamelijke ruimte geplaatst. Het betreft 2 MiSeq sequencers, 2 HiSeq2500 sequencers, een cBot en een cluster computer. Hierdoor wordt de samenwerking tussen de betreffende laboratoria, pathologie… Read more >
Mismatch repair status and BRAF mutation status in metastatic colorectal cancer patients: a pooled analysis of the CAIRO, CAIRO2, COIN and FOCUS studies.
Mismatch repair status and BRAF mutation status in metastatic colorectal cancer patients: a pooled analysis of the CAIRO, CAIRO2, COIN and FOCUS studies. Venderbosch S1, Nagtegaal ID2, Maughan TS3, Smith CG4, Cheadle JP4, Fisher D5, Kaplan R6, Quirke P7, Seymour MT8, Richman S9, Meijer GA10, Ylstra B11,Heideman DA12, de Haan AF13, Punt CJ14, Koopman M15…. Read more >
News The Cancer Center Amsterdam (CCA) has just received the much anticipated Illumina MiSeq Personal Sequencing System. Generous support of CCA-V/ICI has allowed the Department of Pathology to acquire this state of the art Massively Parallel Sequencing (MPS) technology, which… Read more >