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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.


Katherine Rauen is one of the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. Rauen is a medical geneticist and an adjunct professor at the University of California, San Francisco's department of pediatrics and recently, she accepted a position at UC Davis' department of pediatrics. She received the award for her work studying Ras/MAPK pathway genetic syndromes.

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