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Dr. Shawn Burgess is a senior investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… Dr. Burgess received his Ph.D. in genetics from the Johns Hopkins … Anupam Prakash, Wenbiao Chen, Raman Sood, Johan Ledin and Shawn M. Burgess. High-throughput gene targeting and … 2015. [ PubMed ] Gaurav K. Varshney, Raman Sood, Shawn M. Burgess. Understanding and Editing the Zebrafish …
Jobs at NHGRI
Funded postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Shawn Burgess, within NHGRI's Translational and Functional Genomics Branch.
… postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., within the Translational and Functional … and names and contact information for three referees to Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., at burgess@mail.nih.gov . Position is …
News Release
A new method of targeting specific DNA sequences in zebrafish could accelerate the discovery of gene function and the identification of disease genes in humans.
… a year ago that CRISPR can knock out a gene quickly," said Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., a senior investigator with NHGRI's … humans. … Zebrafish, genome function, human disease genes, Shawn Burgess, CRISPR/Cas9 … A new method of targeting …
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NIH researchers identified a novel role for a gene known as heat shock protein 60, finding it is critical in tissue regeneration and wound healing.
… proposes an unusual role for a well-known gene," said Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., head of NHGRI's Developmental Genomics … is applied to a wound. A team of researchers, led by Dr. Shawn Burgess, have demonstrated that a gene known as heat …
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NIH scientists proposed a new approach for finding ways to impede or halt cancer's spread: transgenic zebrafish as a live animal model of metastasis.
… came to therapeutic drugs," Viviana Gallardo, Ph.D., and Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., both of the National Human Genome Research … targeted therapy against cancer, Viviana Gallardo Ph.D., Shawn Burgess Ph.D., transgenic zebrafish … NIH scientists …
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The zebrafish is a powerhouse tool that helps researchers better understand the genes that are implicated in disease.
… of choice are as varied as the diseases they study. For Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., head of the Developmental Genomics Section, … and genome research, genome editing, Raman Sood Ph.D., Shawn Burgess Ph.D., developmental biology of hearing … The …
News Release
NHGRI will highlight rare disease research that benefits affected patients and provides insights into more common disorders on Rare Disease Day.
… Several NHGRI staff members - Anastasia L. Wise, Ph.D., Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., and Brian P. Brooks, M.D., Ph.D.- will … disease research, Rare Disease Day, Anastasia Wise Ph.D., Shawn Burgess Ph.D., Brian Brooks M.D. Ph.D., Gaucher …
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National Institutes of Health researchers have discovered a specific network of proteins that is necessary to restore hearing in zebrafish through cell regeneration. The study may inform the development of treatments for hearing loss in humans.
… Jimenez, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., senior investigator in the National Human … hair cells and recover hearing after injury,” said Burgess. “How and why regeneration happens in these animals …
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Scientists drafted the blueprint for how to build a common goldfish. Now they'll use it to find out what gives ornamental goldfish their nuanced features, gaining insight into human health.
… when it comes to comparing its genome to that of humans. Shawn Burgess was out for a drink with a friend when the … out the DNA's code. That is the blueprint for life. Dr. Shawn Burgess, a geneticist at the National Human Genome …
Event
The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) sponsors a monthly series of talks by intramural and special guest speakers celebrating genetics and genomics research.
… available. For more information, please contact Dr. Shawn Burgess at  burgess@mail.nih.gov . Upcoming Seminars Past Seminars …