Young Investigator Profile: Slavé Petrovski | GenomeWeb

Young Investigator Profile: Slavé Petrovski

Meaning of the Mutation

Postdoctoral Associate, Duke University

Recommended by David Goldstein, Duke University 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Some genes can handle changes better than others, and figuring which gene is which will help researchers better interpret the coming piles of genomic data, said Slavé Petrovski.

"Certain genes have different intolerance and tolerance to genetic variation," Petrovski told GenomeWeb, "and that actually plays an important role when you are interpreting these genomes, especially the N-of-one cases."

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