Included here is a list of publications from OCG programs. All published data are available to the research community through the program-specific data matrices.
* denotes publications from the CTD2 initiative that are results of intra-Network collaborations
Scientists identified more than 50 recurring copy-number abnormalities in a cohort of patients with B-cell progenitor ALL. Abnormalities were found in genes that encode regulators of B-cell development, PAX5 and IKZF1, a gene that encodes the lymphoid transcription factor IKAROS.
The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network reported the first results of its large-scale, comprehensive study of the most common form of brain cancer, glioblastoma (GBM) in the advance online edition of the journal Nature, released September 4, 2008.
The prostate cancer study looks at the association between multiple loci and the susceptibility to prostate cancer, which could be used as an indicator for high risk individuals (subscription required).
The Initiative for Chemical Genetics (ICG), created by NCI, enables public research using small molecules to accelerate the discovery of cancer-relevant small-molecule probes.