Recent News: Systems Biology

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In the Lab
MSK computational biologist Dana Pe'er
One by One: Single-Cell Analysis Helps Map the Cancer Landscape
Sloan Kettering Institute investigators are taking important steps toward being able to identify all the cell types in tumors. With this information, they can figure out how the cells work together.
Announcement
Christina Leslie and John Petrini
Expanding the Impact of Precision Medicine to Fuel Discoveries
MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing.
In the Lab
Pictured: Joao Xavier & Eric Pamer
Identification of Beneficial Bacteria May Lead to New Treatment for Common Infection
<em>Clostridium difficile</em> infections are a growing problem, but MSK researchers are looking for innovative ways to prevent and treat them.
Feature
Pictured: Macrophage & Tumor Cells
Turning to Bacteria for Cancer Clues
Approaches used for research into the social lives of bacteria can also be used to explore how tumors behave and evolve.
Snapshot
Pictured: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
The Social Behavior of Bacteria Offers New Ideas for Antimicrobial Drug Design
Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have discovered how a common bacterium can evolve to become more mobile and easier to get rid of.
In the Lab
Pictured: Cancer cell lines
Do Cancer Cell Lines Really Resemble Tumors? Now Researchers Can Tell
A recent study found that the cell lines most commonly used for research on ovarian cancer are not the most suitable.
In the Clinic
Pictured: Joao Xavier and Eric Pamer
Two Memorial Sloan Kettering Studies Focus on Role of Antibiotics in Stem Cell Transplantation
New studies investigate how the use of antibiotics affects the balance of both harmful and beneficial bacteria in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation.