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The Genomics Landscape
In the September 3, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green talks about the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium, the 2020 Genomic Innovator Awards and more.
… from home. If you are seeking some virtual connections to genomics, I would like to offer some “remote learning” … Director) and I answered questions about bioethics and genomics research on Twitter as part of #AskDrGenome . … The IGVF Consortium will encompass five components: Functional Characterization Centers, Regulatory Network …
Research at NHGRI
The Translational and Functional Genomics Branch explores the genetic, epigenetic and metagenomic basis of human disorders.
… The Translational and Functional Genomics Branch (TFGB) studies how genome structure and … in genetics and computational genomics, including functional assessment, systematic mutagenesis, developmental …
Research Funding
NHGRI is initiating a new program-the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium to develop a framework for systematically understanding the effects of genomic variation on genome function and how these effects shape phenotypes.
… University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Multiscale functional characterization of genomic variation in human … Gregory Crawford Tim Reddy Duke University High-throughput functional annotation of gene regulatory elements and … Kettering Institute for Cancer Research Deciphering the genomics of gene network regulation of T cell and fibroblast …
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 senior investigator with NHGRI's Translational and Functional Genomics Branch and head of the Developmental Genomics Section. "What we have done is to establish an …
Jobs at NHGRI
Funded postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Shawn Burgess, within NHGRI's Translational and Functional Genomics Branch.
… of Shawn Burgess, Ph.D., within the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch of the National Human Genome Research … … The focus of the Burgess lab is on the genetics and functional genomics of tissue regeneration and wound healing …
News Release
The newly launched Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) consortium to include 30 U.S. sites.
… function. The IGVF consortium includes five components: Functional Characterization Centers, Regulatory Network …
The Genomics Landscape
In the October 1, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green reflects on the last 30 years since the launch of the Human Genome Project.
… then a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of genomics pioneer Maynard Olson at Washington University … with the Human Genome Project successfully completed and genomics maturing into a well-respected discipline. I am so … for a serious postdoctoral research fellow and that genomics was not a field with a bright future! But while it …
News Release
NIH is launching a program, Molecular Phenotypes of Null Alleles in Cells (MorPhiC), to better understand the function of every human gene and generate a catalog of the molecular and cellular consequences of inactivating each gene.
… by the program will use versions of genes that do not make functional proteins, called null alleles. In the absence of making its functional protein, a given gene’s function can be more … diseases with an identified genetic cause, as part of the Genomics Research to Elucidate the Genetics of Rare Diseases …
Staff
Dr. Shawn Burgess is a senior investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… he is a senior investigator and heads the Developmental Genomics Section. Much of Dr. Burgess' work in the last … Upon his arrival at NHGRI, Dr. Burgess' Developmental Genomics Section (DGS) simultaneously began both … Burgess is a senior investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome …
News Release
Grants are awarded to GTEx project to explore human gene expression and regulation in different tissues, and how genomic variation modulates that expression.
… Content … Genotype-Tissue Expression project expands functional studies of genomic variation … Grants are awarded …