August 2016

Trainee Paper Spotlight: Joseph Alaimo

Trainee Author: Joseph Alaimo, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Baylor College of Medicine (Photo courtesy Dr. Alaimo) Joseph T. Alaimo et al. Copy number loss upstream of RAI1uncovers gene expression regulatory region that may impact Potocki-Lupski syndrome diagnosis. Molecular Cytogenetics, 8:75, (2015). This paper uses a case study to argue for functional identification of chromosomal structural abnormalities, and uses ENCODE... Read More

Career Interview: Brendan Lee, MD, PhD

Career Interview: Brendan Lee, MD, PhD

Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair and Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics Baylor College of Medicine Secretary, ASHG Board of Directors 2016 ASHG Curt Stern Award recipient Dr. Lee’s research program focuses on human inborn errors of metabolism and structural birth defects. He shared his perspective on balancing research and the clinic, the importance... Read More

Interview with Tatiana Tatarinova, Computational Biologist

TDC member Julie Jurgens interviews Computational Biologist and Ancient DNA Researcher, Tatiana Tatarinova August 2016 I have always been fascinated by human history and its puzzling nature. For the longest time, I wanted to participate in a project that solves these historic mysteries. That chance came when I met several bright individuals who research ancient... Read More

Meet the Trainee Leader, Jonathan Kocarnik

TDC member Doug Dluzen interviews Jonathan Kocarnik, ASHG Social Issues Committee Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/University of Washington  August 2016 ASHG: Please tell us a bit about yourself. Dr. Kocarnik: I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and I currently live in Seattle, WA. My education took me to the... Read More

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