genome sciences

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,

In scanning large numbers of human genomes to find disease links, scientists continue to miss vast portions of the world’s populations.


Media contact:

Leila Gray, 206.685.0381,

Media contact:

Leila Gray, 206.685.0381,

The genome of the Western lowland gorilla has once again been sequenced and assembled, but at a much higher level of quality beginning to approach that of the mouse and human genome.


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