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paper in Nature Communications on cancer biogeography

We have published a new paper in Nature Communications where we show how statistical phylogenetics can help to understand tumoral dynamics over time and space:  

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Excellence grant from the Galician government!

We have been awarded an excellence 3-year structural grant for research groups from the Galician government. So now our GXB group has been stamped as Competitive Reference Group. We want to thank Xunta de Galicia for this support

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New PhD thesis in the lab!

Congratulations to Nuria for passing with honors her Ph.D. viva!

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New paper on germline evolution of human cancer genes by Alberto Vicens

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Comparing single-cell whole-genome amplification strategies

We finally put it together:

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Welcome to Monica and Fabian!

Monica Valecha (India) and Fabián Crespo (Cuba/Ecuador) just arrived to start as PhD students in the CONTRA Marie Curie Innovative Training Network on Computational Oncology.  They are going to work on different aspects of cancer evolution. Welcome to the lab!. Now … Continue reading

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Merly got her PhD

Congratulations to Merly for her PhD awarded today on NGS phylogenomics! You’ve been a GREAT student. Good luck for your postdoc at UC Santa Cruz. We’ll miss you…  

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NGS coverage and evolutionary inferences from single-cells

New paper just out @GenomeMedicine! We report the impact of sequencing depth (and sampling effort) towards variant detection, genotype accuracy, clonal inference and phylogenetic reconstruction from single-cell cancer data.

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Whole-genome assembly of the coral reef Pearlscale Pygmy Angelfish

Congratulations Iria for publishing a very nice paper describing the assembly of the genome of a beautiful angelfish!  

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Two open PhD positions in computational cancer evolution!

Two open Marie Curie PhD positions (CONTRA ITN)  in computational cancer evolution at our lab. Please apply!    ESR 11: Estimation of tumour growth rates from NGS data Understanding the process of tumour growth is fundamental for many aspects of cancer … Continue reading

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