A Washington University and Baylor College of Medicine-led team reported that they have sequenced the reference genome of a Sumatran orangutan and re-sequenced a handful of the animals from Sumatra and Borneo.
A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas at Austin have described their strategy for forensically determining the direction of HIV transmission between individuals and identifying index cases.
University of Iowa and Baylor College of Medicine researchers reported that they have developed and tested a method that uses target enrichment and massively parallel sequencing to find variants behind non-syndromic hearing loss.
The test is the latest of several Alzheimer's biomarker panels developed on Rules-Based Medicine's DiscoveryMAP platform. The company plans to develop a specialized assay for research use by next year with a lab-developed test potentially following shortly thereafter.
A team led by Jacques Banchereau, director of the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, will use microarray technology to perform a systems analysis of vaccine responses in healthy and hyporesponsive subjects.