Genome Sequencing News

Drosophila Genetic Reference Panel bridges genotype-phenotype gapFeb 8, 2012
International group including BCM researchers explore how genetics relate to cold tolerance, starvation resistance, startle response.
BCM Cancer Genetics Laboratory offers cutting-edge testingJan 27, 2012
Genetic testing includes identifying cancer genes, biological markers of disease classification, prognosis and drug response.
Baylor College of Medicine, Berry Genomics Co. seek to improve on prenatal genetic testsJan 3, 2012
Baylor College of Medicine and leading biotechnology company Berry Genomics Co. work together to improve prenatal genetic testing.
NIH renews designation of Baylor College of Medicine genome centerDec 6, 2011
Center receives four-year, $85.2 million renewal award from the National Institutes of Health to fund new genomic projects.
Smoking during pregnancy significantly affects DNA methylation, gene expressionNov 21, 2011
Issue is troubling because as many as 20 percent of U.S. women continue to smoke during pregnancy
Houston-led consortium narrows search for familial glioma susceptibilityNov 3, 2011
Analysis of genetic makeup narrows search for genes associated with deadly form of brain cancer.
Understanding the constraints of evolution provides roadmap to mammalian biologyOct 12, 2011
BCM researchers help create genomic map of more than 3.5 million constrained elements that account for 4 percent of the human genome.
Kangaroo genome provides insights into mammalian biologyAug 22, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to sequence the first kangaroo and find new information about mammalian evolution.
New center to provide improved data analysis resource for BCM scientistsAug 2, 2011
New Computational and Integrative Biomedical Research Center to provide enhanced data analysis resource for scientists, students.
Head, neck cancer gene sequence reveals new niche for NOTCHJul 28, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to discover new information about NOTCH1 gene, role in head and neck cancers.