Latest Human Genome Project Stories

2011-02-01 10:59:44

In a demonstration of "reverse-ecology," biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that one can determine an organism's adaptive traits by looking first at its genome and checking for variations across a population.

2011-01-13 14:25:06

In the case of DNA, the package can be as important as its contents, new work with fruit flies reveals.

2011-01-06 06:00:00


2010-12-23 02:17:36

Scientists today published catalogs of the fruit fly and roundworm's functional genomic elements: DNA sequences in the genome that carry the instructions and determine which genes are turned on and off at various times in different cells.

2010-12-02 22:04:33

Using a new technology called "differential epistasis maps," an international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has documented for the first time how a cellular genetic network completely rewires itself in response to stress by DNA-damaging agents.

2010-12-02 21:56:07

Scientists are proposing an international effort, on the scale of the Human Genome Project (HGP), to identify all the proteins present in cancer cells.

2010-12-01 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Isilon® (Nasdaq: ISLN) today announced that the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of 27 National Institutes of Health (NIH), has deployed Isilon scale-out storage to help power its next-generation DNA sequencing operations.

2010-11-15 13:34:12

The twisting, ladder-like form of the DNA molecule—the architectural floor plan of life—contains a universe of information critical to human health.

2010-11-10 00:00:42

University of California, Santa Cruz Bioinformatics Group announces free OpenHelix tutorial and training materials for ENCODE.

2010-11-04 17:44:38

Genetic diseases impact millions around the world each and every day.

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