Latest Human Genome Sequencing Center Stories
The Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor College of Medicine, under the direction of Dr. Joseph Petrosino, builds on local expertise in the study of how the microbiota that colonize the human body (the microbiome) impact health and disease.
The new Pediatric Center for Personal Cancer Genomics and Therapeutics has been launched at Baylor College of Medicine through a partnership between the Texas Children's Cancer Center and the Human Genome Sequencing Center at BCM.
The genome of the most common form of ovarian cancer is characterized by a few common gene mutations but also surprisingly frequent structural changes in the genome itself.
Imagine two flat screen televisions tuned to the same channel and sitting side-by-side.
When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth.
HOUSTON , June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth.
Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have received an additional $15.9 million in the new round of grants announced by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas Thursday.
An interdisciplinary team of Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital researchers will study the possible link between the human microbiome, the mitochondrial genome and premature birth with a four-year $600,000 grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.
According to a recently published genome analysis of orangutans, the two populations of the creatures in the forests of Borneo and Sumatra have similarities and differences between the Great Ape family and their human cousins.
Using a combination of special techniques to capture specific DNA sequences and high-throughput technology to sequence them, scientists from the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center and the University of Iowa developed a test to simultaneously screen more than 50 genes known to cause hearing loss and deafness â€“ a time- and cost-saving analysis that will provide important answers to parents and deaf children in the future.
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