Molecular and Human Genetics News
Mathematical analysis reveals mosaicism, parent of origin as drivers of genetic disease recurrence risk Sep 18, 2014 Baylor researchers develop a new mathematical framework that sheds additional light on mosaicism.
Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiation Sep 8, 2014 Baylor study finds high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive cells that normally lead to bone formation to become cancerous.
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.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner receives prestigious lifetime achievement honor from Human Gene Therapy journal Aug 5, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy clinician-scientist Dr. Malcolm Brenner has received the prestigious Pioneer Award from the journal Human Gene Therapy.
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 announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards Jul 2, 2014 The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.
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. 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.