Search All News
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.
Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- January 27, 2016
The new facility within the Systems Biology department will promote the design and implementation of new experimental methods for the study and engineering of biological systems.
- November 25, 2015
Open-source library describes nearly 43,000 effects on the human body.
- November 2, 2015
Yufeng Shen, Peter Sims, and Chaolin Zhang have designed a new team-taught course that covers both the experimental and analytical basics of next-generation sequencing.
- October 12, 2015
Andrea Califano and his investigative team discover a molecular signaling mechanism underlying a specific type of highly aggressive breast cancer.
- July 23, 2015
Researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is helping scientists see how drugs produce pharmacological effects inside the body.
- June 8, 2015
Columbia University scientists have developed a computational method to investigate the relationship between birth month and disease risk.
- October 9, 2014
Using an innovative algorithm, CUMC researchers have found that loss of a gene called KLHL9 is the driving force behind the most aggressive form of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.