X-Letter 34: Focus on medicine
In this issue of the SystemsX.ch print magazine, we present the nine Medical Research and Development (MRD) Projects and other interesting research projects.
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Atlas of Immune Cells in Renal Cancer
Researchers from the University of Zurich have individually analyzed millions of immune cells in tumor samples from patients with renal cell carcinoma. They are now presenting an immunological atlas of the tumor environment for the first time, leading to possible further developments of immunotherapies (Image: Karina Silina, UZH). This research was supported by the SystemsX.ch Transfer Project (TF) Foes or Friends? and the SystemsX.ch Medical Research and Development Project (MRD) MetastasiX.
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How to color a lizard: from biology to mathematics
Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics report in the journal Nature that a southwestern European lizard slowly acquires its intricate adult skin colour by changing the colour of individual skin scales using an esoteric computational system invented in 1948 by the mathematician John von Neumann. (Image: UNIGE). This research was supported by the SystemsX.ch Research, Technology and Development Project (RTD) EpiPhysX.
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Free registration for SBHD 2017
SystemsX.ch is sponsoring the International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease (SBHD) 2017, which will take place at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, from July 5-7, 2017. We are offering free registration to 15 participants and up to 10 travel grants for students and postdocs of the SystemsX.ch network. If you are interested, send an email to eavan.dorcey(at)systemsx.ch by May 31. These free registrations and travel grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
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