Carnegie Mellon

With the three-year grants, the institutions will continue an initiative that is developing tools and technologies for genome biology research.

In Genome Research this week: guide RNAs to target KRAS mutations, modeling organ development from single cells, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: statistical method for gene regulation evaluation, sea urchin gene regulatory networks, and more.

The researchers reported correcting beta thalassemia in a mouse model via a gene editing method delivered by an intravenous injection.

Carnegie Mellon's Robert Murphy

The curriculum will cover computer science and experimental biology courses and offer opportunities for students to contribute to faculty research projects.

The method quantifies structural variations in an allele-specific manner, providing an integrative way to study complex SVs and copy number alterations. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, members of the Marmoset Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium presented the first genome sequence established for the common marmoset, Callith

National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh plans to leave his post at the end of March to accept an appointment as president of Carnegie Mellon University, NSF said this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pennsylvania's Department of Health has awarded several million dollars in funding to research institutes and clinical science centers in the state that seek to translate genomics research for clinical use.

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.