Sam Karlin Dies at 83

Samuel Karlin, an emeritus professor of mathematics at Stanford University, died at age 83. Karlin was interested in bioinformatics and mathematical biology and helped early genome sequencing efforts. When Jonathan Eisen was at Stanford, Karlin was one of his mentors.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.