Tag: "spearhead" at biology news
Beyond genes: Scientists venture deeper into the human genome
...luding those headed by NHGRI's Dr. Green, who will spearhead
the comparative sequencing efforts for this project; the University of California, Santa Cruz's David Haussler, Ph.D., who will coordinate the database for all sequence-related data; NHGRI's Andreas D. Baxevanis, Ph.D., who will coordinate the databa...
Stanford receives funding for unique cancer and stem cell biology institute
...er biology, Weissman said. The institute also will spearhead
efforts to have Stanford designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, he added. The institute's work will be integrated into the educational program of the School of Medicine, allowing students to opt for a five-year ...
University of Pittsburgh focuses on building careers in womens health
... Development Center, leads this team of mentors to spearhead
research that includes work on assisted reproductive technologies, the cell biology of fertilization and intense study of stem cells. "Research in Female Reproductive Health: Prevention of Adverse Reproductive Outcomes" focuses on issues related to ...
Regulating DNA methylation
...bal DNA methylation in mammals, and will certainly spearhead
new research efforts into the regulation of DNA methylation in the context of chromatin structure....
Recognizing current limitations, scientists begin quest for a new approach to imaging brain cells activity
...the neural designs found in living organisms, will spearhead
the teams plans to design an innovative VLSI chip, similar in its workings to the human retina, that can capture detailed, submillisecond images of large numbers of the brains neurons. Working with animals, Penn neuroscientists Brian M. Salzberg, Die...
McGill launches Centre for Bioinformatics
...cialist Rob Kearney, and geneticist Tom Hudson, to spearhead
the project. Dr. Therien declares enthusiastically, "The scientific problems are fascinating. The technological challenges are formidable. The industrial possibilities are appearing more and more unlimited, and the pharmaceutical, biotechnology an...