Category Archive: Human Genome

Oct 15 2013

CHOP Genetics Expert Co-Leads Large New NIH Grant on Psychiatric Illnesses in Patients with Deletion Syndrome

deletion syndromeAn international collaboration will delve into why patients with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have an elevated risk of schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses.

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Jul 16 2013

CHOP Research Announces New DNA-Protein Interaction Affinity Group

DNA-Protein InteractionSince the completion of the Human Genome Project, there has been a natural surge in biomedical research aimed at gene discovery. Using genome-wide association studies (GWAS), bioinformatics, and other approaches, this process has focused largely on determining what genes are implicated in specific diseases.

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Feb 26 2013

Using Next-Generation Sequencing to Understand and Treat Disease

next-generation sequencingHow time flies! It seems almost impossible that the many events of 2003 are now almost ten years in the past. It’s also hard to believe that the completion of the Human Genome Project, a government-led initiative involving researchers from all around the world, was nearly a decade ago.

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