Molecular and Human Genetics News
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014 Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.
International collaboration unravels novel mechanism for neurological disorder Apr 24, 2014 A team of international scientists led by Baylor College of Medicine has discovered a novel gene (CLP1) associated with a neurological disorder affecting both the peripheral and central nervous systems.
Genes and impact on weight, topic of monthly genetics seminar Apr 3, 2014 Baylor experts to discuss how our genes impact weight during April 8 Evening with Genetics seminar.
McGovern Institute for Brain Research to honor Dr. Huda Zoghbi Mar 4, 2014 The McGovern Institute will award the Scolnick Prize to Dr. Zoghbi April 30.
Baylor international HIV/AIDS program to study genetic differences of disease in sub-Saharan African children Feb 17, 2014 Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital receives $3 million grant from National Institutes of Health to study genetic factors in tuberculosis and HIV in African children.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner recipient of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium Lifetime Achievement Award Feb 13, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy researcher Dr. Malcolm Brenner has been named a recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth: One more copy is bad, two more are worse Feb 13, 2014 Over a span of nearly 80 years, scientists have uncovered the secrets of duplication and triplication of genetic material that can result in serious genetic disease.
Gene knockdown affects aggression in the fruit fly Feb 6, 2014 Baylor researchers find transcription factor associated with aggression in fruit flies.
Baylor genetics department hosts sixth annual high school educational conference Feb 3, 2014 This year's event includes Baylor medical students involved in the specialized Medical School Genetics Track, as well as fellows in molecular and human genetics at Baylor.
Bellen honored by Genetics Society of America Jan 31, 2014 Dr. Hugo Bellen awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award, established to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers.