New studies underscore how coronaviruses frequently mix their genetic components — which could contribute to the rise of dangerous variants. Click link to view article.
Geneticist Clement Chow, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Human Genetics at University of Utah Health, studies NGLY1 deficiency in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. click on link for more information.
“The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the fellowships Tuesday…The Chicago-based foundation has awarded the “genius grants” every year since 1981 to help further the pursuits of people with outstanding talent.” click on link for full article at ksl.com.
Differences in the rate that genetic mutations accumulate in healthy young adults could help predict remaining lifespan in both sexes and the remaining years of fertility in women, according to University of Utah Health scientists click on link for more information
We’ve made a decision to go ahead and suspend Journal Club and RIP for the foreseeable future. It seems like the prudent thing to do until we have better control and understanding of the coronavirus.
Mark Yandell featured in recent launch of University of Utah Hospital’s rapid DNA testing of Critically-Ill Infants click on link for more information.
Scientists Discover link between Specialized brain cells and OCD and anxiety-like behaviors in mice. click on link for full article
The Pew Charitable Trusts announced today the six pairs of researchers who will make up its 2019 class of Innovation Fund investigators. click here to view article
SALT LAKE CITY – Everyone is a mutant but some are prone to diverge more than others, report scientists at University of Utah Health. read entire article here.