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With a genome that’s regularly broken into 225,000 pieces and reassembled, a pond protist may be the perfect creature to teach us how genomic stability—often lost in cancer—is maintained.
A new study finds that regulatory gene variants can affect the severity of a genetic disease among people with the same protein-coding mutation.
- February 8, 2018
Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.
- November 15, 2017
A new study from Columbia University sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
- October 16, 2017
Two research teams at Columbia University Medical Center have received grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help build a Human Cell Atlas.
- January 12, 2017
Collaboration will investigate a system biology approach to identifying treatment options for patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
- January 10, 2017
Harris Wang, PhD, is among the newest recipients of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
- December 23, 2016
An international consortium of biologists is working to build a complete human genome to address human health challenges.
- October 10, 2016
New study links common pair of drugs to increased risk for fatal heart condition.
- June 6, 2016
Using a systems biology approach, scientists uncover important general principles of glioblastoma tumor evolution.