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The Genetic Components of Rare Diseases

By Kelly Rae Chi | July 1, 2016

Techniques for determining which genes or genetic variants are truly detrimental


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Screening with CRISPR

By Kelly Rae Chi | June 1, 2016

Ever-improving CRISPR-based tools are already ripe for large-scale genetic screens.

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Scaling to Singles

By Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2016

Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells


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Pulling It All Together

By Kate Yandell | April 1, 2016

Systems-biology approaches offer new strategies for finding hard-to-identify drug targets for cancer.


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Dial It Up, Dial It Down

By Kelly Rae Chi | March 1, 2016

Newer CRISPR tools for manipulating transcription will help unlock noncoding RNA’s many roles.


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Spoiler Alert

By Wudan Yan | March 1, 2016

How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity

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Reveling in the Revealed

By Kelly Rae Chi | January 1, 2016

A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes


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Remote Mind Control

By Kelly Rae Chi | November 1, 2015

Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action


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Decon Recon

By Sarah C.P. Williams | October 1, 2015

Published genomes are chock-full of contamination. But as awareness of the problem grows, so do methods to help combat it.

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Messages in the Noise

By Sarah C.P. Williams | August 1, 2015

After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.


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