The Quinlan Laboratory is using the diminutive MinION genome sequencing device to study viral genome evolution.
Dr. Yandell and Dr. Quinlan from the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery were awarded a grant from the American Heart Association to use innovative data science technologies to uncover the genetic and environmental causes of congenital heart disease.
Local news feature describing how The Utah Science, Technology, and Research (USTAR) Initiative of the state of Utah is promoting the growth of high tech industries in Utah.
Using three different software technologies including pVAAST and VAAST, developed at the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery at the University of Utah, investigators discovered a mutation in one gene, POLR2C, linked to a higher risk of premature menopause.
Base2 Genomics has won a USTAR Technology Acceleration award to commercialize their platform for whole genome diagnostics with proprietary technologies for accurate CNV and SV discovery and interpretation. Read more in this Gephart Daily local news feature.
This week’s report in New England Journal of Medicine of two unusual Utah Zika cases raises questions about Zika virus transmission and virulence. Read about it in this NPR news feature.