Baylor reports mapping of human epigenomes at the final stage of the NIH Roadmap Epigenomics project Feb 18, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine researchers reported their role in directing the Data Analysis and Coordination Center of the project in the journals Nature and Nature Communications online today.
Genetic factors at play in cerebral palsy Feb 12, 2015 Baylor's Human Genome Sequencing Center part of study that finds a larger than expected role of genes in the development of cerebral palsy.
Baylor genetics department hosts 7th annual high school educational conference Feb 11, 2015 Department of Molecular and Human Genetics to host genetics educational conference for advanced placement biology students Feb. 11.
Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings finalize joint venture on clinical genetic testing Feb 2, 2015 Join venture between Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings Inc. finalized for clinical genetics diagnostic laboratories.
Grant allows development of 'freeze-frame' proteins to study DNA Jan 30, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Susan Rosenberg and colleagues awarded three-year $2 million grant from W.M. Keck Foundation.
Evolution of marine mammals to water life converges in some genes Jan 26, 2015 Baylor researchers contribute to study examining genomes of four marine mammals compared to their closest land kin to examine genetic evidence for convergent evolution.
Baylor scientists identify a novel precursor to neurodegeneration Jan 15, 2015 Researchers connect the presence of lipid droplet accumulation in the glia of specific mutants as a harbinger of neurodegeneration.
A “null” gene and one that is just a little inactive are the recipe for scoliosis Jan 8, 2015 Research led by Baylor finds "null" gene and one that is just a little inactive results in a child born with a curved spine – congenital scoliosis.
Dr. Brendan Lee named chair of genetics at Baylor College of Medicine Dec 19, 2014 Lee has been serving as interim chair since June of this year. He succeeds Dr. Arthur Beaudet, who continues as a professor of molecular and human genetics, molecular and cellular biology and pediatrics at the College.
Scientists map human loop-ome, revealing new form of genetic regulation Dec 11, 2014 Researchers uncover “folding code” that turns genes and chromosomes on and off.