BBI Hosts CDC Officials’ Visit to UW Pathogen Genomics Center of Excellence

August 28, 2023 | by BBI Communications

BBI hosted officials from the CDC August 25 on the UW campus of the Pathogen Genomics Center of Excellence (PGCoE), one of five in the nation funded by the CDC to prepare for and respond to microbial threats to public health.

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BBI Hosting Long-Read Symposium in November

August 24, 2023 | by BBI Communications

BBI is hosting a half-day symposium November 15 on long-read sequencing, with invited and contributed talks on ways long-read sequencing is being used in the Puget Sound region.

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National Scientific Consortium, with BBI Members, Exploring Tests to Discover Causes of Unexplained Genetic Disorders

July 25, 2023 | by BBI Communications

A consortium of scientists at five leading research centers in the United States will soon publish a paper seeking to address a daunting challenge in precision medicine: identifying the best genetic test to make precise genetic diagnoses in families with a Mendelian condition.

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BBI Scientists Awarded $12.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Genomic Variation Among Cells

May 31, 2023 | by Michael McCarthy, UW Medicine Communications

The new research effort aims to identify genome diversity within cells of different bodily tissues, which affect normal development, aging and our overall health.

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Rodent Regeneration: ‘Unique’ Spiny Mouse Genome Offers Potential Scientific Roadmap to Reclaiming Patients’ Damaged or Failing Organs

May 30, 2023 | by BBI Communications

How does a five-inch long rodent native to African and Middle Eastern deserts offer what researchers affiliated with the Brotman Baty Institute believe is the greatest hope for restoring a person’s damaged or failing kidneys, liver, or other internal organs?

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Genomic Sequencing Offers Insights into the Life – and Death – of Beethoven

April 02, 2023 | by BBI Communications

Why would the editors of a respected peer-reviewed journal consider, let alone publish, a paper based on five strands of hair from a man who has been dead nearly 150 years?

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Miller Lab Offering Targeted, Whole Genome, and Single-Cell Long-Read Sequencing Services

January 09, 2023 | by BBI Communications

BBI’s Dr. Danny Miller and the UW’s Nanopore Sequencing Core providing targeted and whole genome long-read sequencing of both DNA and RNA to assist researchers with projects that could benefit from long-read sequencing technology

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BBI Researchers to Present at Upcoming IGVF Conference

September 06, 2022 | by BBI Communications

BBI will be well-represented at the upcoming conference of the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function, (IGVF), September 21 through 23, with presentations by three researchers.

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The Future of Precision Medicine: Analogous to the Discovery of the X-Ray and Development of Radiology

June 30, 2022 | by BBI Communications

BBI’s Dr. Colin Pritchard believes that to chart the future of precision medicine, one needs to look no further than the development of radiology.

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Genome Sciences Hosting ‘DNA Café' featuring Ice Cream and Genomics

June 28, 2022 | by BBI Communications

Genomics and your favorite ice cream sundae: What could be better?

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The Backstory of the First Complete Sequence of the Human Genome

April 29, 2022 | by BBI Communications

A Q&A with BBI researchers reveals why the merger of two sequencing systems was crucial to landmark study

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BBI’s Danny Miller Leading New Effort Offering Sequencing Services

April 29, 2022 | by BBI Communications

BBI’s Dr. Danny Miller and the UW’s Nanopore Sequencing Core are providing both targeted and whole genome long read sequencing on the Oxford Nanopore platform to assist other researchers with their projects.

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BBI's Dr. Evan Eichler a Lead Author on Paper of First Complete Human Genome Map

April 01, 2022 | by BBI Communications

‘Our view of how humans differ from each other is going to be transformed’

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