Genomes

  • double helix

    New technique accelerates genome editing process

    It sounds like a potato chip. But CRISPR is actually the acronym for a new genome editing technique that, by many accounts, is accelerating the study of genes and disease. Read More

    Aug. 21, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    My Health Chat: Innovation in Heart Care and Genomic Medicine

    It sounds like a potato chip. But CRISPR is actually the acronym for a new genome editing technique that, by many accounts, is accelerating the study of genes and disease. An artist’s depiction shows the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique. (Courtesy of Stephen Dixon and Feng Zhang, MIT)… Read More

    Nov. 14, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Worm gene function? Check the map.

    New gene expression atlas created for roundworms provides a basis for establishing roles for individual genes in the development of specific cell types. Read More

    Mar. 3, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Discovery of jumping gene cluster tangles tree of life

    It sounds like a potato chip. But CRISPR is actually the acronym for a new genome editing technique that, by many accounts, is accelerating the study of genes and disease. An artist’s depiction shows the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique. (Courtesy of Stephen Dixon and Feng Zhang, MIT)… Read More

    Feb. 4, 2011