UW Genome Sciences Hackathon Leads to New Long-Read Sequencing Technology

June 11, 2024 | by BBI Communications

‘An opportunity to test a wide range of machine learning approaches’

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Genetic test analysis led to artistic expression of thanks

May 21, 2024 | by BBI Communications

Guild presents quilt to Genetic Medicine Clinic in appreciation of member learning her genetic variants

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BBI Expert Panel Provides Insights about Human Genome Project to Trainees at NHGRI Conference

April 24, 2024 | by BBI Communications

Medical genetics ‘will become the soul of precision medicine in every field’

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Panel on Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology Explores Project’s Objectives and Potential

April 09, 2024 | by BBI Communications

The Allen Institute on April 1 hosted a celebration of The Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology (Seattle Hub), which included a panel discussion. Here are excerpted remarks from each of the five presenters.

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Long-Read Sequencing Consortium Offers PhD Students a Role in Addressing Precision Medicine Challenge

March 29, 2024 | by BBI Communications

Working under the direction of BBI’s Danny Miller, M.D., Ph.D., three graduate students, along with colleagues in the U.S. and five other nations, are working on research that promises to address one of precision medicine’s greatest challenges.

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SeaHub’s Jesse Gray: Embarking on the greatest opportunity – and most daunting challenge – of his career

March 28, 2024 | by BBI Communications

‘Biotechnology as substrate for human creativity’

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‘Sea-Hub is a Different Type of Science:’

February 21, 2024 | by BBI Communications

Three Young Scientists Participating in Groundbreaking Initiative

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Birth coincides with rapid changes in gene activities

February 16, 2024 | by UW Medicine Communications

Time-lapse gene transcript profiling at the single-cell level during mouse prenatal development reveals this and other transformations.

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Q&A with Dr. Cole Trapnell on the Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology

January 30, 2024 | by BBI Communications

BBI's Dr. Trapnell offers observations and insights into the Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology

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Speakers Confirmed for November 15 BBI Long-Read Sequencing Symposium

October 31, 2023 | by BBI Communications

Bringing together Seattle-area users ‘to learn from each other, build new collaborations, and to explore potential synergies’

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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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