Genome Sequencing News
Newly discovered beetle genome helps to explain woodland destruction Nov 11, 2016 New study explains how the Asian longhorned beetle allows it to thrive on tree bark and other wooded plant material.
International team discovers deficiency of RASGRP1 gene causes newly discovered human immunodeficiency Oct 24, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered the genetic cause and biological mechanisms linked to a new human immunodeficiency.
Baylor researchers contribute to project to develop guidelines for large sequence-based complex trait association studies Sep 22, 2016 Findings from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Exome Sequencing Project (ESP) could contribute to the advancement of precision medicine and the implications for the future of whole exome data analysis.
Baylor researchers develop hybrid computational strategy for scalable whole genome data analysis Sep 12, 2016 An increasing need to expand the number of human genomes and data volume for biomedical studies has led researchers to develop a novel hybrid computational strategy to address this challenge.
Baylor and The Chinese University of Hong Kong assemble clinical genetics symposium Aug 24, 2016 The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017.
Center for Genome Architecture explores 3-D structure of DNA Aug 1, 2016 Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden and his colleagues introduce Juicer, an open-source tool used in three-dimensional (3-D) genome sequencing (Hi-C) processes.
Baylor Genetics rebrand makes debut with simplified name, targeted message Jul 22, 2016 Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories, a joint venture of Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings, Inc., has rebranded as Baylor Genetics.
Complete genome sequenced of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 Jun 17, 2016 The complete genome of the disease-causing Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 has been sequenced by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Baylor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong join to advance genetic research, training Jun 15, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and The Chinese University of Hong Kong will establish The Chinese University of Hong Kong-Baylor College of Medicine Joint Center for Medical Genetics in Hong Kong.
Baby elephants need their vaccinations, too Jun 7, 2016 Dr. Paul Ling and his team are raising funds for the design and generation of an effective Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus vaccine by launching a crowdfunding initiative.