Genome Sequencing News
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.
Whole genome sequence gives shape to picture of human traits Jun 17, 2013 A report on whole genome sequencing published by a consortium of researchers, including those from Baylor College of Medicine, says that the architecture of the genome can define traits that affect our health, including cholesterol levels.
Lupski named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences May 1, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. James Lupski's work has helped pioneer a new understanding of genetic diseases.
Whole genome sequenced of deadly elephant herpes virus subspecies Apr 17, 2013 Find will help researchers understand why some juvenile elephants become sick from the disease and some don't.
Mutation location is key to prognosis Feb 28, 2013 Baylor researchers find the location of gene mutations can affect the severity of the symptoms in the MECP2 gene, known to cause Rett syndrome.
Whole exome sequencing, international cooperation powers diagnosis of new genetic disease Feb 5, 2013 Whole exome sequencing at Baylor College of Medicine helps diagnose new genetic disease.