Stanford University's <a href="http://snyderlab.stanford.edu/">Michael Snyder</a> takes personal genomics personally. He regularly monitors the repertoire of microbes in his body as wells as the pattern of chemical modifications to DNA called methylation
Finding the key mutations in tumors is like looking for a needle in a haystack, but <a href="http://systemsbiology.columbia.edu/faculty/dana-peer">Dana Pe'er</a> from Columbia University has a new machine learning computer program to help track down those
Short tandem repeats (STRs) are short repetitive stretches of DNA once considered unimportant in the genome, but at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, <a href="http://melissagymrek.com/">Melissa Gymrek</a> is showing that some STRs influence
By examining the portfolio of active genes in several insect species that feed on poisonous plants, Princeton University's <a href="http://genomics.princeton.edu/AndolfattoLab/Andolfatto_Lab.html">Peter Andolfatto</a> found that often the same gene mutate
At the University of Chicago, <a href="http://genes.uchicago.edu/contents/faculty/gilad-yoav.html">Yoav Gilad</a> studies the link between gene activity, as measured by the amount of messenger RNA, and protein production. He finds that cells can still pro
A long-term study of wild baboons and the microbes found in their feces is revealing that social ties affect the makeup of those bacteria, Duke University's <a href="http://www.genome.duke.edu/directory/faculty/tung/">Jenny Tung</a> reported at the meetin

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