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CEO at Utah's Huntsman cancer Institute wins national award for research on genetics of cancer. CEO at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute wins national award for research on genetics of cancer. (Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) Mary Beckerle, CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Genetic testing database company Concert genetics has secured growth funding from a large New York investment firm, money it plans to use to build out its digital platform. Officials with eight-year-old Concert, which changed its name from NextGxDx almost a year ago, aren't saying how much they've ...

Lawmaker Says Black People Can't Handle marijuana Because Of 'genetics'. "Reefer Madness," anyone? By David Moye ... "There are certain groups of people, their genetics, the way their makeup is, the chemicals will affect them differently," Alford insisted. "What I should have said was drugs affect ...
As we roll into 2018, we take a look back at the genetics companies which enjoyed the highest gains on the Nasdaq. Which genetics stocks came out on top in 2017? While the industry's had its ups and downs in the past few years, it seems that collaboration between genetics technologies and cancer ...

Mindy Tinkle, PhD, RN, an associate professor in the University of New Mexico College of Nursing, has been elected president of the International Society of nurses in genetics (ISONG). Tinkle, who was elected to the post in November, has served on the organization's board as the treasurer. ISONG is an ...
Expert to Discuss Ethics of genetics at Omaha science Cafe. An expert in genetics will talk about the ethics of the field at Omaha's next Science Cafe. Jan. 7, 2018, at 10:38 a.m.. Expert to Discuss Ethics of genetics at Omaha Science Cafe ...
Darwin's Dogs, the name of the multifaceted citizen-science study of dog genetics, has enrolled 14,712 pups as of last week, according to lead researcher Elinor K. Karlsson. Ms. Karlsson, who has a doctorate in bioinformatics, is an assistant professor of bioinformatics and integrative biology at the medical ...
Uncertainty has been added to my daily routine. It comes with good news, though. Sort of. Apparently, the 'A Land of Grass' genetics program is working. For the past 10 years, my husband, Steve, and I worked hard to improve the maternal characteristics of our cow herd. I will continue to work on ...
biologists studied the yellow warbler, which spends its winters in Central and South America, and flies as far north as Alaska and the Arctic Circle in summer. Credit: Joe Ellis. As Earth's climate changes, species must adapt, shift their geographical ranges or face decline and, in some cases, extinction.
Recombinetics, a pioneer in gene editing solutions for animal agriculture and human health, and DNA genetics, a swine genetics supplier, today announced an alliance to end surgical castrations by developing precision breeding technology that results in male piglets born naturally castrated.
Montana continues to be home to some of the highest quality cattle and beef in the world and soon Montana ranchers will help increase the genetic power of cattle herds in Central America. "If you look around, you can see the genetics you all have over here," Alvaro Vargas, president of the Nicaragua ...
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Adaptive Biotechnologies announced today that it has partnered with Microsoft to map the genetics of the human immune system, with the aim of detecting cancers and other disease in their earliest stages. The partnership will combine Adaptive's immune sequencing ...
consumer gene testing company 23andMe is launching a large online study on the relationship between genetics and weight loss behaviors. Drawing volunteer subjects from its existing customers, the company will investigate three different weight loss strategies in a study that hopes to recruit 100,000 ...
Geneticist and archaeologist Dennis O'Rourke of the University of Kansas, whose lab sequenced the mitochondrial DNA of the Upward Sun River infants several years ago but wasn't involved in this study, agrees that there are some growing pains in the field now that archaeology and genetics are ...
Varying views: Which parts of a scene draw a child's gaze depends on the child's genetics. The way children view both social and nonsocial situations may be determined at least in part by their genes, a new study of identical and fraternal twins suggests. Identical twins tend to look at the same parts of ...

One third of you felt that genetics was the most important element to success. Why is genetics only third in line for me? Because I've seen so many truly gifted Athletes not beat those with a very different gift: the ability to outwork their competition. Nothing, including genetics, beats hard work, diligent work, ...
Montana continues be home to some of the highest quality cattle and beef in the world. And soon Montana ranchers will be helping to increase the genetic power of cattle herds in Central America. "If you look around, you can see the genetics you all have over here. So, we're trying to introduce to our ...
It was a big year for the building blocks of life. Here are the most significant breakthroughs in genetics research of 2017. The FDA approved the first 'living' therapy... and then another... and another. In a landmark decision made this past August, the Food and Drug Administration approved a treatment for ...
A team led by Gianpiero Cavalleri at the Royal College of surgeons in Dublin pieced together the new map using the genetics of 536 Irish individuals. The work, published in Scientific Reports, built on the People of the British Isles project, which previously looked at genetics in rural England, Scotland, and ...
And that's what we've seen from Heat rookie Bam Adebayo, who explains how he learned to stick with smaller, quicker players. "genetics? I guess that's how you can put it," Adebayo said today before delving deeper into the question. "Our AAU team when I was younger was packed with a lot of guards.
Another 20 to 30 percent of cancers are familial--certain cancers tend to cluster in certain families for a variety of reasons, including shared genetics and environmental factors. The remaining cancers are sporadic, and usually occur later in life, with environmental factors playing a large role, such as sun ...
While genetics may not push someone into opioids instead of, say, cocaine, they can be a factor in just being hooked. Doctors cannot predict who will be most vulnerable to addiction, Specker said. Some people can take an opioid or other drug and not be affected, while others declare: "This is great, I feel ...
It was a big year for the building blocks of life. Here are the most significant breakthroughs in genetics research of 2017. The FDA approved the first 'living' therapy... and then another... and another. In a landmark decision made this past August, the Food and Drug Administration approved a treatment for ...
However, there already exists a mosquito species called Wyeomyia smithii in which most of the bugs refuse blood meals in favor of sweet floral nectar. Now, a team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Oregon may help explain the evolutionary genetics of the switch from bloodsucker to flower ...
There already exists a mosquito species called Wyeomyia smithii in which most of the bugs refuse blood meals in favor of sweet floral nectar. And new research is helping to explain the evolutionary genetics of the switch from blood sucker to flower fanatic. The species, which lives in bogs and is present ...
Integrating genetic risk factors with minimal residual disease (MRD) improves the accuracy of risk stratification for children with acute ...
A new University of Alberta study shows that the family risk for asthma - typically passed from moms to babies - may not be a result of genetics ...
To understand the factors that impact the health of the individuals we serve within our community, we have to look outside the walls of the ...
World-renowned human genetics educator Sam Rhine will host a genetics Update Conference at Lake Land College, Thursday, Dec. 7 from 9 ...
Indiana State is in its second year of offering the degree, which prepares students with training in genetics, genomics and psychological ...
Lisette Waits, a professor and researcher at the university's College of natural resources at Moscow, led a team that compared the genetics of ...
Kassi Rains has wanted to be a genetic counselor since she was 15, and she's pursuing her chosen career path at Indiana State University ...
Samuel McGlory Jr. throws out debris in front of his home after Hurricane Harvey as an oil refinery stands in the background. CREDIT: AP ...
Corn genetics research exposes mechanism behind traits becoming ... professor of maize genetics, College of Agricultural sciences, Penn ...
For more than a century, plant Geneticists have been studying maize as a model system to understand the rules governing the inheritance of ...
This time, the discussion was about genetics. science Central is an exciting mix of inspiring and fun hands-on learning and engaging fun.
She was getting her new company, 23andMe, a mail-order genetics testing firm, off the ground with her "Party 'til you spit" celebrity ...
Indiana State is in its second year of offering the degree, which prepares students with training in genetics, genomics and psychological ...
Philadelphia's annual John Scott awards in science and medicine are going to Ruzena Bajcsy for her work in robotics; Warren Ewens for his ...
The other reason the "South Park" set piece fits right in with Rutherford's message is that he is cleareyed about exactly what genetics can and ...
API Disputes African-American Health Study, Cites genetics ... health disparities may be caused by other factors instead, including "genetics.".
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Oxford genetics said today that it has signed a licensing agreement to supply Twist Bioscience with access to its ...
Over a short time span, large-scale human genetics, a term the company prefers over 'genomics', has become an indispensable tool in its ...
Of course it's not going to be Hollywood-quality filming, it's a college music video talking about genetics and it's done on campus. But the idea of ...
Immunostaining of a developing neuroretina (red) surrounding the lens (nuclei in yellow). F-actin-expressing cells are in green. Credit: ...
Some shops have a strain with one set of genetics, and another ... Frankenberry, the strain I reviewed last week, has disputed genetics that ...
A new study co-led by Indiana University that tracked the eye movement of twins finds that genetics plays a strong role in how people attend to ...
Cantu's lab is only handling the DNA sequencing and computational genetics portion of the project. Tissue culturing, DNA extraction, and ...


 

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