Baylor College of Medicine's Jim Lupski has received the 2014 Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Award for his work in characterizing human mutations and linking them to disease.

Lupski, a professor of molecular and human genetics at BCM, has utilized chromosomal microarrays and whole-genome sequencing to discover several disease-linked genes, including the first gene for Charcot-Marie Tooth syndrome. Lupski will receive the award on Sept. 16 at the society's annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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