1000 Genomes Project reveals global insights into human genetic variation

A global reference for human genetic variation The 1000 Genomes Project set out to provide a comprehensive description of common human genetic variation by applying whole-genome sequencing to a diverse set of individuals from multiple populations. Here we report completion of the project, having reconstructed the genomes of 2,504 individuals from 26 populations using a…

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Mario Capecchi Recognized With AACR Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research Award

PHILADELPHIA — Mario R. Capecchi, PhD, will be honored for his tremendous scientific contributions, which have had a profound impact on the understanding of cancer, including his groundbreaking work in the development of gene targeting technology, with the 12th annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research at the…

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Louisa Stark won a Genetics Society of America Award

The Genetics Society of America has named University of Utah Research Associate Professor Louisa A. Stark as the recipient of this year’s Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education. The award recognizes Dr. Stark’s significant and sustained impact in genetics education. According to the GSA the Jones Award is recognizes significant and sustained impact on…

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