Genome Sequencing News
National Human Genome Research Institute funds centers for common and rare diseases at Baylor College of Medicine Jan 14, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine centers will play major roles in newly announced National Human Genome Research Institute DNA sequencing programs designed to understand the genomics of both common and rare diseases.
Genome of Sézary syndrome points to potential treatment targets Nov 10, 2015 A genomic analysis of 37 patients with Sézary syndrome, a rare cancer, reveals mutations in genes that affect T-cell signaling and those that interfere with cell cycle checkpoints that govern cell division.
Analysis of genetic neurologic diseases identify genes that affect brain structure, function Nov 4, 2015 International study led by Baylor evaluates the genetics behind brain disorders and malformations to offer insight into what is important in the development and function of the human brain.
Team at Baylor College of Medicine successfully performs surgery on a human genome, changing how it is folded inside the cell nu Oct 21, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine researchers lead team in the first successful genome surgery, changing how the genome is folded inside the nucleus.
Genomic structural variation catalogue key to unlocking diseases Oct 1, 2015 Baylor Human Genome Sequencing Center researchers part an of international consortium to finish the final phase of the 1000 Genomes Project.
Gut development during infancy can have lifelong implications Sep 30, 2015 While many recent studies demonstrate that the gut microbiome has a significant and long-term impact on gastrointestinal health, new work by Baylor researchers provides a clue about how this works.
Patients with prolonged, undiagnosed medical conditions can sign up online for new national program seeking answers Sep 16, 2015 Online applications are now being accepted for a National Institutes of Health program that will seek to solve mysterious medical conditions with a genetic basis.
Ethics plays important role in explaining genome sequencing to parents/children Sep 14, 2015 Baylor researcher collaborate on report examining ethical issues that arise from genome sequencing results, considerations when offering these tests to parents and their children.
Baylor genome sequencing experts tapped for national effort incorporating genome information, electronic medical records Sep 4, 2015 The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine has received an $8.39 million grant to help support a large research effort that seeks to incorporate DNA sequence information into electronic medical records.
Halting mutation with molecular scissors and fork Aug 14, 2015 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have uncovered ways in which cells limit mutagenic repair.