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Synthetic biology is a field of science that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities.
… Synthetic biology is a field of science that involves redesigning … synthetic biology is similar to another approach called " genome editing " because both involve changing an organism's … long stretches of DNA and insert them into an organism's genome. These synthesized pieces of DNA could be genes that …
Jobs at NHGRI
NHGRI is seeking a postdoc to join the Systems Biology and Genome Engineering Section in Bethesda, Maryland.
… The Intramural Research Program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes … of Health is seeking a postdoc to join the Systems Biology and Genome Engineering Section (SBGE), in Bethesda, Maryland. … …
Research at NHGRI
The Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch uses genomic technologies to study the human genome and other organisms and disease mechanisms.
… The Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch uses state-of-the-art genetic and genomic … groups … Overview … Our Research … Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch … The Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch … Branch uses genomic technologies to study the human genome and other organisms and disease mechanisms. … Research …
Fact Sheets
A biological pathway is a series of actions among molecules in a cell that leads to a certain product or a change in the cell.
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics helps us understand evolution and protect our biological ecosystems.
… through our genomes. Genomics helps us understand the biology of organisms across the world: why are some faster or … it was  a hoax . In 2008, scientists determined the  genome sequence of the platypus . That study showed that the … living things that are present based on matches to known genome sequences. Metagenomics is important because …
Educational Resources
Bioinformatics is a subdiscipline of biology and computer science concerned with the acquisition, storage, analysis, and dissemination of biological data.
… Bioinformatics … Bioinformatics is a subdiscipline of biology and computer science concerned with the acquisition, … of medical care. … Bioinformatics is a subdiscipline of biology and computer science concerned with the acquisition, …
News Release
NIH recently awarded approximately $6.8 million in grants to several research teams to study the biology of rare and undiagnosed diseases.
… million in grants to several research teams to study the biology of rare and undiagnosed diseases. The new grants, … Wise, Ph.D., a program director at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a part of NIH. "The … Translational Sciences. Gene Function Research Grants As genome sequencing reveals new gene variants in UDN patients, …
Fact Sheets
Comparative genomics is a field of biological research in which researchers compare the complete genome sequences of different species.
… researchers use a variety of tools to compare the complete genome sequences of different species. By carefully comparing … of years - is an important step toward understanding the genome itself. It pinpoints genes that are essential to life … can better understand how the appearance, behavior and biology of living things have changed over time. As DNA …
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Lectures series that increases understanding of genomics in the scholarly community and presents contemporary research of immediate interest to NHGRI staff.
… Additional Resources … The NHGRI History of Molecular Biology and Genomics Lecture Series emerged out of … immediate interest to NHGRI staff. … History of Molecular Biology and Genomics Lecture Series … Lectures series that …
News Release
Researchers analyzing human, fly, and worm genomes have found these species have key genomic processes in common, reflecting their shared ancestry.
… other biological processes vital to understanding human biology and disease. … The studies highlight the data … the ENCODE Project, both supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National … to compact DNA into the cell nucleus and to regulate genome function by controlling access to DNA. Launched in …