NantHealth, Inc. has announced the Heritage 1K project, a collaboration with Utah Genome Project to analyze the entire genomic profiles of at least 1,000 individuals who have a history of rare and life-threatening diseases and conditions in their respective families.
Drs. Robert Schlaberg and Mark Yandell talk about the future of medicine and metagenomics in this KSL.com news feature.
Drs. Martin Tristani-Firouzi and Mark Yandell launch the Sudden Death in the Young project to discover the genetic causes of sudden cardiac death.
Scientists from the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery spend the day at the Natural History Museum discussing genomics and genetic traits.
Dr. Gabor Marth talks about how a visual, interactive, and accessible web interface can put the power of a supercomputer into the hands of average people.
Dr. Robert Schlaberg was awarded a Global Grand Challenges award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study fatal childhood infectious diseases in resource-limited settings.
Investigators from the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery, ARUP Laboratories, and IDbyDNA have teamed up to produce Taxonomer, an ultrafast metagenomic analysis tool published today in Genome…
New work from the Shapiro and Yandell labs show that feathered feet in pigeons are more akin to wings at the molecular level.
Investigators Hilary Coon, Gabor Marth, and Aaron Quinlan have been awarded a SFARI grant from the Simon’s Foundation for Autism Research to study the genetic causes of Austism Spectrum Disorder.
UCGD investigator Aaron Quinlan and his team have released GQT, a software tool for exploring and querying large data sets of thousands to millions of genomes.
The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery has used the FastQForward pipeline to analyze over a thousand human genome sequences in collaboration with projects like the Utah Genome Project and the Utah Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium.
This month, two publications appear in a special issue of the journal Nature celebrating 25 years since the launch of the Human Genome Project and marking the completion of The 1000 Genomes Project, launched in 2008.
A new collaboration with Regeneron Genetics Center combines the power of Utah’s computational genomics with Regeneron’s strength in pharmacogenomics to identify novel targets for drug development.
The Marth laboratory at the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery has created gene.iobio, a genomics software tool for real-time analysis of disease-causing genetic variants over the web.
The Genomic Revolution Blog explores ethics and consequences of genetic testing in children.
In this Scope Radio interview, Dr. Robert Schlaberg of ARUP and USTAR Genetics discusses a new metagenomics tool that will help diagnose even the most obscure infections.
Read Omicia’s announcement: Opal is chosen for analysis of Genomics England 100,000 genomes cohort.
USTAR Genetics and the Marth Laboratory at University of Utah release bam.iobio, the first web-based genomics app. Read about it on the Genomic Revolution Blog.
Listen to Dr. Gabor Marth speak about the bam.iobio app on this Scope Radio interview.
Omicia gains acclaim as a finalist for the 100,000 Genomes Project.
Read about how USTAR’s computational geneticists are developing software to help identify genetic mutations.
Tracy Manuck, M.D. directs research focusing on treatments for spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB).
USTAR’s VAAST (Variant Annotation, Analysis and Search Tool) is spotlighted at a week long hackathon.
Read the press release on the USTAR/Innovation Utah website.