genome sciences

April 16, 2019

The most comprehensive view so far of the spectrum of genetic differences between individuals has been obtained using a suite of advanced genomic technologies.

February 21, 2019

A 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship will help support investigations by early-career scientist Kelley Harris on how modern human genomes evolved and diversified.  She joined the UW Schoo

November 15, 2018

With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections.

All of Us program website screen grab
November 2, 2018

Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future.

August 30, 2018

Scientists have now developed an assay that concurrently profiles both the epigenome and the transcriptome of each of thousands of single cells. Read their report

May 14, 2018

The 2018 Shaw Prize honors King's  pioneering work in breast cancer genetics.  

January 21, 2018

Dr. Arno G. Motulsky, a global pioneer in human genetics, died Jan. 17 in Seattle at the age of 94. Through his research, writing and mentoring, he helped create and define the field of medical genetics.

August 17, 2017

The roundworm stars in the first-ever compilation of gene readouts in every kind of cell in an animal.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. There are no effective medicines that reduce mortality from the disease.

Media contact:  Leila Gray, 206.685.0381, leilag@uw.edu

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