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October 15, 2020

Changes observed in the nuclei of cells emerging in mouse embryos will chart genomics of mammalian development.

July 8, 2020

UW microbiologists discovered a bacterial toxin that, when engineered, is a key part of a gene editor that can make single-base changes in human mitochondria.

May 26, 2020

Finding may help explain caffeinated coffee’s link to a reduced risk of melanoma. The researchers used an enzyme from plants and marsupials to distinguish the lesion.

February 29, 2020

DNA fragments from cytomegalovirus, a common cause of birth defects in the United States, are often too small for many standard tests to detect

September 23, 2019

A  pangenomic reference will be generated to represent varied human populations in a government-funded, multi-site effort.

August 30, 2018

A new assay, reported in Science, advances research on how various cells types interpret their genetic code

August 3, 2018

This mouse cell atlas is a resource for obtaining a deeper understanding of how specific DNA elements regulate cell type identity. 

December 22, 2017

Researchers are working on the vexing problem of a virus that shape shifts from one year to the next.

University of Washington School of Medicine Microbiologist Deborah Fuller
December 21, 2017

Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine. 

August 14, 2017

The collisions promote mutations that may help bacteria adapt to stress

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