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Genetics of Disease and Aging

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Epigenetic mechanisms.
Disease and aging usually are thought to be distinct processes, but that may not be entirely so.  Biologists at [MORE]

CRISPR on a Chip

October 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital DNA detection
First, affix a piece of graphene to a pyrene substrate.  Then, load Cas9 and guide RNA molecules onto [MORE]

Regenerating a Younger Gut

September 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Interaction between stem cells and Paneth Cells (red)
The “fountain of youth” was a myth, but there is a fountain of [MORE]

A Neonate Genetic Screen for Lifelong Obesity Risk

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Polygenic score to predict obesity risk
Researchers at the Broad Institute have developed a polygenic test that could be given to [MORE]

Controlling Embryonic Stem Cell Fate

September 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monash University Scientists – Bullen, Das and Tripathti
A research collaboration between Australian and American scientists has found two genes (using [MORE]

Charming!  DNA Embroidery

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Alex Dainis LED DNA embroidery
This piece is just for fun—a video of Alex Dainis explaining how she combined her interests [MORE]

Why Clinical Genetics Lags

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Much of the Genome has not been studied
It’s true in most fields that new research largely reinforces prior discoveries.  That’s [MORE]

Battle of the Biobanks

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eric Dishman
Biobanks seem to be the “in thing.” The Department of Veterans Affairs has its “Million Veterans” program; Geisinger Health [MORE]

Predictive Pediatric Screening for Childhood Diseases

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Testing for Childhood Diseases
Sema4 (Stamford, CT; a startup from NYC’s Mount Sinai Health System, is now marketing a home [MORE]

Kaiser Permanente’s Research Biobank Is Currently Largest (Non-Governmental) in the US

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Research Biorepository Kaiser Permanente
This piece should be read with an eye to the previous story about hacking DNA sequencers. The [MORE]

Perspective on DNA Sequencing

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA 3D Model
Keep in mind that the Human Genome Project completed its “rough draft” only a dozen years ago; since [MORE]

A Cancer Pathology Gene Atlas

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Pathology Atlas Launched
Quoting directly: “A new Pathology Atlas has been launched with an analysis of all human genes in [MORE]

Long Read Sequencing

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Sequencing
Carney complex is a rare genetic disease that presents multiple benign tumors in the heart, skin and other tissues [MORE]

Engineered Human Colon Organoids

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Colon
In mice studies, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have begun to reveal the cellular signals that give rise to the [MORE]