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Our Research on the Cover of Clinical Cancer Research. 

February 1, 2004

Our research work, Gene Expression Profiles Predict Survival and Progression of Pleural Mesothelioma, in collaboration with Dr. Harvey Pass, is featured on the cover of the February 1, 2004 issue of Clinical Cancer Research journal. Gene expression arrays were performed in 21 patients having surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Twenty seven significant genes common to both dChip and SAM analyses from the original set of 95 genes depicted here were able to define two groups of patients whose time to progression and survival were significantly different.

Onto-Tools Version V3 released

January 2004

The version V3 of Onto-Tools is released and is available for free here. Users can access this with their same username and password. 

A summary of the features added are as follows: -


  • Implementation as standalone application.

  • Improved design.

  • Concurrent usage of Tools.

  • Addition of new commercial microarrays.


  • Integrated GO browser and customized abstraction level.

  • Synchronized view at a custom abstraction level.

  • Ability to accept and display fold changes.

  • Supporting new input types.

  • Link to KEGG pathway database.

  • Enhanced result files


  • Support for additional microarrays.

  • Integrated GO browser.


  • Search in the GO browser and support for keyboard as input.

  • Detailed result files.


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