• Breast Cancer Research Legend Mary-Claire King Identifies New Pathogenic Mutation with HiFi Sequencing

    1 month ago - By Pacific Biosciences

    Mary-Claire King
    It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate than to honor the passionate scientist who has perhaps single-handedly done more to advance breast cancer research than anyone else alive: Mary-Claire King, discoverer of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. In recognition of her lifelong contributions, King was just awarded the prestigious William Allen Award, the top prize presented annually by the American Society of Human Genetics to recognize substantial and far-reaching scientific contributions to human genetics, carried out over a sustained...
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