Genetics

Genetics is the study of genes and heredity. Heredity is the passing of genetic information and traits (such as eye color and an increased chance of getting a certain disease) from parents to offspring.
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Genomics involves the study of genes, genetics, inheritance, molecular biology, biochemistry, biological statistics and incorporates the knowledge of advanced technology, computer science and mathematics.

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TRA-1 gene determines the sex of roundworms

TRA-1 gene determines the sex of roundworms

Genomic sequencing falls short as a standalone screening tool for newborns

Genomic sequencing falls short as a standalone screening tool for newborns

NIH supports research on how pathogens evolve

NIH supports research on how pathogens evolve

HPV type may impact cervical cancer characteristics and prognosis

HPV type may impact cervical cancer characteristics and prognosis

Kids with silent malaria remain vulnerable to developing endemic Burkitt lymphoma

Kids with silent malaria remain vulnerable to developing endemic Burkitt lymphoma

Research identifies a potential therapeutic target for clogged arteries

Research identifies a potential therapeutic target for clogged arteries

New approach enhances prediction of type 1 diabetes among susceptible children

New approach enhances prediction of type 1 diabetes among susceptible children

New approach improves SCA1 symptoms in animal models

New approach improves SCA1 symptoms in animal models

Custom smartwatch tracks drug levels inside the body in real time

Custom smartwatch tracks drug levels inside the body in real time

Study reveals the genetic cause of congenital malformation

Study reveals the genetic cause of congenital malformation

New document includes practical resources to improve diversity and inclusion in clinical research

New document includes practical resources to improve diversity and inclusion in clinical research

Humans promote diseases from the animal kingdom

Humans promote diseases from the animal kingdom

Tasmanian devil research provides new insights for treating human cancers in future

Tasmanian devil research provides new insights for treating human cancers in future

COST Actions to deal with COVID-19 crisis

COST Actions to deal with COVID-19 crisis

Unique molecular mechanics can pave way for potential treatments for infections

Unique molecular mechanics can pave way for potential treatments for infections

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

New research project receives federal funding to expand treatment options for sickle cell patients

New research project receives federal funding to expand treatment options for sickle cell patients

Researchers evaluate the properties of anterograde and retrograde viral tracers

Researchers evaluate the properties of anterograde and retrograde viral tracers

Scientists detect emergence and spread of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites in Rwanda

Scientists detect emergence and spread of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites in Rwanda

Drug candidate successfully reversed memory loss in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

Drug candidate successfully reversed memory loss in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease