Genome Sequencing News
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.
Rare gene variant associated with middle ear infections Jun 29, 2015 Researchers may have taken the first step on the road to understanding why only some people get frequent painful or chronic middle ear infections.
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories launches enhanced clinical exome sequencing test, faster delivery of results May 14, 2015 Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories announced today the launch of an enhanced clinical exome sequencing test, a new option for physicians that speeds up delivery of final results to two-three weeks from three months.
Smith-Magenis Syndrome Research Foundation ups commitment to dedicated Baylor research center Mar 4, 2015 The Smith-Magenis Syndrome Research Foundation has announced an additional $200,000 gift to Baylor's center focused on this complex disorder.
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.
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.
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.