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Sale Lab Postdoc Receives ISGC Travel Award

Stephen Williams, PhD, of the Sale Lab at CPHG received a travel award from the International Stroke Genetics Consortium to attend an advanced sequencing technologies course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.  The two week…

Quinlan Lab Introduces Pybedtools

Aaron Quinlan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences, was a senior author of the article Pybedtools: a flexible Python library for manipulating genomic datasets and annotations published recently in Bioinformatics. Advances in DNA…

Sale & Keene Lab Graduate Students Pass Qualifying Exams

Graduate Students Yiqi Huang and Kaity Allen of the Sale & Keene Lab at CPHG each passed their qualifying exams for the Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics program.  Huang presented "Genetic contributors to LDL…

New Genetic Discoveries in Lung Health Offer Hope for Better Prevention and Treatment for Lung Diseases

An international group of scientists, including University of Virginia researchers, have discovered 16 new sections of the genetic code that relate to lung health -- opening up the possibility for…

ACCORD Study Findings Presented at ADA 71st Scientific Sessions

The results from the ACCORD Renal Ancillary study, “Reversibility of Fenofibrate-Induced Renal Function Impairment in ACCORD Type 2 Diabetic Participants,”  were selected for an oral presentation at the American Diabetes…

Farber Lab Paper Published in PLoS Genetics

In a recent study, the Farber lab in the CPHG and a group of researchers at UCLA have used genome-wide association (GWA) and systems genetics in the mouse to identify…

Graduate Student Kaity Allen in Helsinki for Externship

University of Virginia CPHG/BMBG graduate student Kaity Allen was in Helsinki, Finland for a two-month industrial externship for the Biotechnology Training program. During her stay, she worked at Mobidiag, Ltd.,…

T1DGC Study Results Published in Diabetes

“Tests for Genetic Interactions in Type 1 Diabetes - Linkage and Stratification Analyses of 4,422 Affected Sib-Pairs” authored by Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium members (including CPHG Director Steve Rich,…

OM GWAS Abstract selected for podium presentation at OM Symposium

“A genome-wide association study of chronic otitis media with effusion and recurrent otitis media identifies a novel susceptibility locus on chromosome 2” authored by the Sale Lab was selected for…

Paper by Manichaikul et al. published in Bioinformatics

Robust relationship inference in genome-wide association studies by Ani Manichaikul, PhD et al. was published in the November 2010 issue of Bioinformatics. Manichaikul and her colleagues present a rapid algorithm…