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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center researcher links complex traits to the genes that underlie them.

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Molecular Hub of Autism?

By Jef Akst | December 30, 2014

Researchers identify a network that includes many genes previously linked to autism spectrum disorders.

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Next Generation: Freeze-Dried Gene Networks

By Jef Akst | October 23, 2014

Researchers devise a way to preserve bits of paper containing synthetic gene networks, which can be easily stored and widely distributed. Rehydrated, transcription and translation “come to life.”

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Finding Phenotypes

By Edyta Zielinska | April 1, 2012

Genes shared across species that produce different phenotypes – deafness in humans and directional growth in plants – may reveal new models of disease.

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Combing the Cancer Genome

By Carina Storrs | March 1, 2012

A guided tour through the main online resources for analyzing cancer genomics data

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