Scientist Discusses Strategy for Finding Gene Function and Bioinformatics Role | GenomeWeb

ATHENS, Ohio--Researchers in Thomas Wagner's lab at the Edison Biotechnology Institute at Ohio University announced last month they had discovered a new way to identify gene function in a matter of days. As an alternative to conventional techniques using knockout mice that can take months or years, Wagner, a principal scientist at the institute and a professor of molecular and cellular biology, told BioInform the technique his team discovered, "is so fast you can immediately repeat it."

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