genetic mosaics

Opinion: How to Define Cell Type
Fred H. Gage, Sara B. Linker, and Tracy A. Bedrosian | Nov 1, 2017 | 4 min read
Advances in single-cell technologies have revealed vast differences between cells once thought to be in the same category, calling into question how we define cell type in the first place.
Advancing Techniques Reveal the Brain’s Impressive Diversity
Sara B. Linker, Fred H. Gage, and Tracy A. Bedrosian | Nov 1, 2017 | 10+ min read
No two neurons are alike. What does that mean for brain function?
Infographic: Understanding Our Diverse Brain
Fred H. Gage, Tracy A. Bedrosian, and Sara B. Linker | Oct 31, 2017 | 2 min read
Recent advances in single-cell omics and other techniques are revealing variation at genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic, and posttranscriptomic levels.
Mosaic Mutations May Not Be Rare
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 5, 2015 | 3 min read
Somatic mosaicism may be responsible for a larger proportion of genomic variability within humans than previously thought.
Jenny Rood | Apr 1, 2015 | 3 min read
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2015 issue of The Scientist.