In Yang Eric Li’s newly published paper in Science, A comparative atlas of single-cell chromatin accessibility in the human brain, he and his colleagues revealed the largest maps of the human brain, uncovering new information that was never available before.
Guoyan Zhao, PhD, recently received her first R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a milestone achievement. WashU Medicine has risen to No. 3 among U.S. medical schools in total NIH research funding support.
The Genetics Department at Washington University coordinates the effort of hosting meetings of National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)-funded consortia. The consortia meetings span 5 days from 9.11 – 9.16 and took place on Washington University School of Medicine campus.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is channeling $50.3 million over the next five years into a new consortium dedicated to advancing the generation and analysis of multi-omics data for human health research.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis serves as the national coordinating center for the program, called the Human Pangenome Reference Consortium.
Two professors in the Genetics Department, Robi D. Mitra and Gary D. Stormo are being honored as outstanding scientists by the Academy of Science-St. Louis.
Tim Schedl, PhD, professor of genetics, is recognized for his significant and lasting impact in teaching graduate students in the areas of genetics and genomics.
Personalized medicine centers on being able to predict the risk of disease or response to a drug based on a person’s genetic makeup. But a study by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that, for most common diseases, genes alone only tell part of the story.