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Scientists from around the world attended a symposium at Columbia to celebrate the 80th birthday of Tom Maniatis and his contributions to the field of molecular biology.
In the GUARDIAN study, the genomes of newborns are being scanned to identify children who have one of hundreds of treatable and preventable rare genetic conditions before symptoms emerge.
- September 17, 2018
A new study finds that regulatory gene variants can affect the severity of a genetic disease among people with the same protein-coding mutation.
- April 23, 2018
Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- April 19, 2018
A new computer algorithm deciphers DNA’s most well-kept secrets and may help researchers find hidden links between genes and disease.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.
- October 2, 2017
Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm.
- May 30, 2017
Researchers report that CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.
- March 27, 2017
Studies answer an old debate in developmental biology: How do cells destined to form a particular tissue or structure remember what they're supposed to be?
- January 25, 2017
Solving a 60-year-old medical mystery, a team led by Columbia researchers has discovered what causes kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome.
- August 16, 2016
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.