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Genomics and the Brain Symposium, Friday, January 16, 2015

The Fourth Annual Computational Biology and Genomics Symposium takes place Friday, January 16, 2015 in 245 Li Ka Shing Center. This year’s theme is Genomics and the Brain.
Please visit the symposium page for more information.

  • Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation

    Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation

    Tibetans were able to adapt to high altitudes thanks to a gene picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of human they helped push to extinction, according to a new report by Rasmus Nielsen and colleagues.

  • Bioinformatics Consulting Service

    Bioinformatics Consulting Service

    Do you have a computational, mathematical or statistical problem in your research? If so, you may be interested in our free bioinformatics consulting service, which pairs wet lab biologists with computational biologists and bioinformaticians. Please visit the consulting page for more information.

  • Slatkin elected to National Academy of Science

    Slatkin elected to National Academy of Science

    John L. and Margaret B. Gompertz Professor Montgomery Slatkin has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.

  • Study dispels theories of Y chromosome’s demise

    Study dispels theories of Y chromosome’s demise

    CCB Director Rasmus Nielsen and Miller Postdoctoral Fellow Melissa Wilson Sayres compared the Y chromosome in 8 African and 8 European men and found that its puny size resulted from strong natural selection to remove harmful genes, not because it is losing its importance and likely to disappear.