Category Archive: Human Genome

Oct 15 2013

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

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

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-genetics-expert-co-leads-large-new-nih-grant-psychiatric-illnesses-patients-deletion-syndrome/

Jul 16 2013

CHOP Research Announces New DNA-Protein Interaction Affinity Group

Since 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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-research-announces-new-dna-protein-interaction-affinity-group/

Apr 08 2013

Cast Your Vote for Ian Krantz and Nancy Spinner for the Time 100!

Please vote for CHOP scientists Ian Krantz and Nancy Spinner, who are in the running for the Time 100–Time Magazine’s annual list of influential people from around the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cast-your-vote-for-ian-krantz-and-nancy-spinner-for-the-time-100/

Feb 26 2013

Using Next-Generation Sequencing to Understand and Treat Disease

How 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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/using-next-generation-sequencing-to-understand-and-treat-disease/

Feb 12 2013

The Human Genome — Yep, There’s an App for That!

It’s been nearly a decade since scientists completed the Human Genome Project — a scientific marvel that, in its essence, provided the blueprint for the genetic make-up of humans.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/the-human-genome-yep-theres-an-app-for-that/