The researchers reported correcting beta thalassemia in a mouse model via a gene editing method delivered by an intravenous injection.
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.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
Life Technologies' Ion Torrent is sponsoring a project at Carnegie Mellon University to develop open-source software that will help clinicians interpret human genomes, the institutions said this week.
Carnegie Mellon's Center for Nucleic Acids Science and Technology will use a donation from the DSF Charitable Foundation for PNA and gene expression research.
In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.
The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.
A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.
Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.