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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.
… zebrafish could dramatically accelerate the discovery of gene function and the identification of disease genes in humans, … of Genome Research , the researchers reported that the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR/Cas9 is six times …
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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.
… of Health is launching a program to better understand the function of every human gene and generate a catalog of the molecular and cellular consequences of inactivating each gene. The Molecular Phenotypes of Null Alleles in Cells …
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.
… Center for Actionable Variant Analysis; measuring variant function at scale HG011969 Jesse Engreitz Thomas Quertermous … Duke University High-throughput functional annotation of gene regulatory elements and variants critical to complex … resource of functional elements, TF footprints and gene regulatory interactions HG011986 Ansuman Satpathy …
Research at NHGRI
The Translational and Functional Genomics Branch explores the genetic, epigenetic and metagenomic basis of human disorders.
… Genomics Branch (TFGB) studies how genome structure and function contribute to health by exploring the genetic, …
Educational Resources
Gene regulation is the process of turning genes on and off.
Gene Regulation … Gene regulation is the process of turning genes on and off. … Gene Expression, Genes, DNA, Transcription Factors … Gene regulation is the process used to control the timing, …
Jobs at NHGRI
Funded postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Shawn Burgess, within NHGRI's Translational and Functional Genomics Branch.
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.
… is understanding how genomic variation affects genome function to influence phenotypes. NHGRI recently issued … and assaying for specific phenotypes; measuring changes in gene and regulatory element activity; identifying and testing … Function and Phenotype , Defining Genomic Influence on Gene Network Regulation , Single-cell Profiling of Regulatory …
Educational Resources
The gene is the basic physical unit of inheritance.
Gene … The gene is the basic physical unit of inheritance. … Inheritance, Gene, Double Helix, DNA, DNA Sequence … The gene is considered the basic unit of inheritance. Genes are …
Educational Resources
A candidate gene is a gene whose chromosomal location is associated with a particular disease or other phenotype.
… Candidate Gene … A candidate gene is a gene whose chromosomal location is associated with … attribute. Because of its genomic location or its known function, the gene is suspected to play a role in that trait, …
Educational Resources
Gene environment interaction is an influence on the expression of a trait that results from the interplay between genes and the environment.
Gene Environment Interaction … Gene environment interaction is an influence on the … … Genes, Environmental Factors, Genetics, DNA … Gene–environment interaction refers to the interplay of genes (and, more broadly, genome function) and the physical and social environment. These …