UCSF

Topics and Expertise: genomics

The Laboratory for Genomics Research offers Innovation Awards

The $100,000, one-year awards will support the development of groundbreaking technologies in the field of functional genomics.

Regulatory DNA opens a window through time

Research on Neanderthal DNA reveals new details about our evolutionary cousins

Phillips named as Member of National Academy of Medicine Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health

Kathryn Phillips, PhD, has joined the National Academy Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health.

Genomes from over 50,000 people to help bring precision medicine to all

Collaborative effort ensures precision medicine will be based on the genetics of a diverse pool of people

Phillips discusses insurance coverage for genomic testing

Kathryn Phillips, PhD, discusses insurance coverage for genomic testing in her recent articles published in JAMA and Science.

Fischbach joins project to generate drugs from bacterial genomes

Bacteria generate small molecules to fend off their fellow microbes. They also produce molecules that affect the response of host organisms—including humans—to their presence. Such molecules have been a major source of antibiotics, immunosuppressants, anti-cancer agents, and other drugs.

Burchard named to expert panel for Obama’s precision medicine plan

School faculty member Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH, has been appointed to an expert panel advising the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on how to develop President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.

Diversity in Mexico

Xin Chen, PhD

Professor Emeritus

I study molecular genetics and signaling pathways in liver cancer development with the goal to develop better targeted therapy for this deadly malignancy.

Adam Abate, PhD

Professor

I use dro­­plet-based microfluidics for directed evolution and massively parallel single cell analysis.

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