March Pizza Club

Matthieu presented an experimental paper on functional screening for miRNAs:

A Functional Screen Identifies miRs That Induce Radioresistance in Glioblastomas
Patryk Moskwa, Pascal O. Zinn, Young Eun Choi, Sachet A. Shukla, Wojciech Fendler, Clark C. Chen, Jun Lu, Todd R. Golub, Anita Hjelmeland, and Dipanjan Chowdhury
Mol Cancer Res December 2014 12:1767-1778; http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-14-0268

You can find his slides here:

Dheeraj presented a computational paper on the identification of genetic factors by genotyping:

Identification of Genetic Factors that Modify Clinical Onset of Huntington’s Disease
Jong-Min Lee, Vanessa C. Wheeler, Michael J. Chao, Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, Ricardo Mouro Pinto, Diane Lucente, Kawther Abu-Elneel, Eliana Marisa Ramos, Jayalakshmi Srinidhi Mysore, Tammy Gillis, Marcy E. MacDonald, James F. Gusella, Denise Harold, Timothy C. Stone, Valentina Escott-Price, Jun Han, Alexey Vedernikov, Peter Holmans, Lesley Jones, Seung Kwak, Mithra Mahmoudi, Michael Orth, G. Bernhard Landwehrmeyer, Jane S. Paulsen, E. Ray Dorsey, Ira Shoulson, Richard H. Myers
Cell, Volume 162, Issue 3, 30 July 2015, Pages 516-526, ISSN 0092-8674, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2015.07.003.

Here the slides: