Genome Sequencing News
Baylor, Smith-Magenis Syndrome Research Foundation team up to advance research of complex syndrome Sep 30, 2013 With new funding support from the Smith-Magenis Syndrome Research Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine will establish a new center focused on expanding research into this complex genomic disorder.
Sequencing studies help pinpoint gene in Prader-Willi syndrome Sep 29, 2013 Baylor part of collaboration with UTHealth, Complete Genomics to study genome sequencing to help pinpoint gene in Prader-Willi syndrome.
Baylor, Stanford medical schools seek to improve clinical understanding of gene changes Sep 25, 2013 Baylor and Standford medical schools partner for $8.4 million grant to develop genetic database to help share data, expertise.
Other errors in genome accompany copy number variation Sep 24, 2013 Baylor researchers find process where DNA in a cell is copied during cell division may be error-prone, generating other, smaller mistakes in the genome.
BCM to serve as data center for NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Initiative Aug 13, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine will serve as the official data coordination center for a new National Institutes of Health initiative project on extracellular RNA communication and its role in human disease.
Baylor receives $960,000 plus in Komen breast cancer grants Aug 1, 2013 Four Baylor College of Medicine researchers received new grant funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help advance breast cancer research.
Genomic analysis may help fine-tune individual flu vaccine response Jul 17, 2013 A consortium of researchers led by those at BCM identified 20 genes that contribute to differences in the way individuals respond to the influenza vaccine. Capitalizing on this knowledge could enable researchers to boost the protective potential of the "fl
Pooled genome-wide associated studies could simplify treating drug-resistant bacteria Jul 2, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers describe a technique of pooling drug-resistant bacteria with similar antibiotic resistance and sequencing the DNA of those pools.
Genome vs. exome: Which works best? Jun 27, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers discovered that they could identify the genetic variation behind the genetic disease Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease by sequencing the exome.
Metabolism, chromatin state gene implicated in common kidney cancer Jun 21, 2013 The Cancer Genome Atlas consortium has identified contributions to development of the most common form of adult kidney cancer.