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Researchers grasp wider role for genetic variation in regulatory elements of genome

Read more Bethesda, Md., Tues., Mar. 4, 2015 - New findings, reported online March 2, 2015 in the journal Nature Genetics, provide new insights into the effects and roles of genetic variation and parental influence on gene activity in mice and humans, as well as the cause of complex traits and disease in both species. Read more

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NHGRI seeks Communications and Public Liaison Chief

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The CPLB Chief serves as the overall 'communications director' for NHGRI, working closely with the DPCE Director and the NHGRI Director in dealing with all aspects of the institute's communications programs.  Read more

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Genome Advance of the Month

CRISPR-Cas9 probes the inner workings of the genome in real time

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January's Genome Advance of the Month describes two studies, published in Nature and Nature Biotechnology, which examine several ways researchers are using CRISPR-Cas9, a new tool that studies the genome by changing specific genes or groups of genes. This research helps scientists understand the genome, a specific gene's role and its importance to our overall health. Read more

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Last Updated: March 4, 2015