Genome Sequencing News
Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria Aug 14, 2014 Researchers develop new computational method to study function of disease-causing genes, starting with a gene associated with malaria.
Next generation sequencing shakes up genotype – phenotype correlation, disease discoveries Aug 14, 2014 Next generation sequencing driving new discoveries, understanding of genetic changes and disease causation says Baylor clinical geneticists.
Mosaicism: study clarifies parents as source of new disease mutations Jul 31, 2014 Baylor-led study sheds new light on the frequency of mosaicism in genomic disorders and its influence on recurrence risk.
Marmoset sequence sheds light on primate biology, evolution Jul 20, 2014 Sequencing genome the common marmoset – the first sequence of a New World Monkey – sheds new light on primate biology and evolution.
Baylor, Texas Children’s join national collaboration to solve most difficult, rare medical cases Jul 1, 2014 New national network of clinicians and scientists are joining forces to address prolonged undiagnosed medical conditions.
Dr. Matthew J. Ellis named new director of Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center Jun 10, 2014 Dr. Matthew Ellis, a renowned clinician scientist in the area of genomics and molecular profiling of breast cancer, has been named as the new director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor.
Dr. Richard Gibbs awarded prestigious Companion of the Order of Australia Jun 9, 2014 Renowned genomics researcher Dr. Richard Gibbs awarded prestigious honor of the Companion of the Order of Australia – an accolade issued by the Australian government that recognizes eminent achievement, merit of the highest degree in service to Australia.
International collaboration explains sheep genome, secrets of unique digestive and metabolic systems Jun 5, 2014 An international team of scientists including our Human Genome Sequencing Center has completed the first ever sequence of the sheep genome.
Landmark study reveals first genetic snapshots of unique placental microbiome May 21, 2014 Baylor study finds placenta harbors unique, low abundant microbiome.
New tool analyzes sequence data to identify disease-causing genes May 1, 2014 Baylor researchers outline best practices for computer program used to discover underlying genetic causes of complex traits and diseases.