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CUIMC biologists developed a computer algorithm that uncovered previously unknown interactions between viruses and human proteins, providing new insights into Zika and HPV.
Synthetic biologists at Columbia have created a technique that could prevent human-engineered proteins from spreading into the wild or mutating.
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.
- September 11, 2013
A new genetic test may help determine which men with early prostate cancer can avoid surgery or other invasive treatment.
- July 24, 2013
Key molecular pathways that lead to Alzheimer's identified—a new approach to Alzheimer’s research; several potential drug targets highlighted.
- May 20, 2013
New computational tool translates complex data into 2-dimensional images; may allow doctors to track cancer progression.
- April 21, 2013
A massive study analyzing gene expression data from 22 tumor types has identified multiple metabolic expression changes associated with cancer.
- November 12, 2012
A new computational analysis identifies gene networks involved in schizophrenia -- and a connection with autism.
- July 26, 2012
Some cases of glioblastoma, the most common & aggressive form of brain cancer, are caused by the fusion of 2 adjacent genes.
- April 30, 2001