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Knowing Medical Histories of Uncles, Great-Grandfathers Helps Determine Prostate Cancer Risk

A study led by Utah Genome Project investigator Lisa Cannon-Albright, PhD, shows that looking at whether a man’s uncles and great-grandparents, among other second- and third-degree relative...Read More

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DNA Sequencing Goes Mobile

Nature Methods features MinION, a palm-sized open-source nanopore platform that scientists have hacked into a portable DNA sequencing machine. The newest faculty in the USTAR Center For Genetic Discov...Read More

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Searching Family Trees for the Seeds of Cancer

Our genetic code is made up of 3.3 billion base pairs of DNA, and one single base pair change can be enough to put someone at risk for developing disease. Nicola Camp, Ph.D., a professor of genetic ep...Read More

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Bam.iobio: An Interactive, Real-Time, Sequence Alignment Inspector App

Bam.iobio is the first app of its kind that allows scientists to analyze genome sequence data on their web browser, interactively, and in real-time, without having to rely on terabytes of storage and ...Read More

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Grappling With Next-Generation Ethics

Pioneering discoveries in the world of genomics brings with it the challenge of solving problems we never could have imagined. In the process of discovering a genetic cause for atrial fibrillation (AF...Read More

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Former Amgen SVP Brings Industry Savvy to Personalized Health

Willard H. Dere, M.D., brings 25 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry to his role as executive director of the Program in Personalized Health at the University of Utah, which began No...Read More

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Powered by UGP Software, Omicia is Finalist for 100,000 Genomes Project

California-based Omicia, Inc. has been selected by Genomics England as a top ten finalist for the 100,000 Genomes Project. Omicia's software platform, Opal, provides user-friendly researcher and clini...Read More