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Study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors
Findings guide future research on chemotherapy resistance
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology rated among the very best
Training the next generation of scientists is vital to continued progress in understanding cancer and all human disease. But how do students evaluate the programs offered by colleges and universities to decide which program is the best fit for them?
Located in News / 2012 News
North Carolina-based genetic resources fuel big scientific progress
Chapel Hill, NC – A series of 15 scientific papers published this week in the journals of the Genetics Society of America (Genetics and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics) put North Carolina at the epicenter of a scientific resource called the Collaborative Cross – a “library” of genetic diversity that scientists believe can help fast-track important discoveries about genetics and disease into new discoveries, tests, and treatments that impact human health.
Located in News / 2012 News
Evans quoted in The News & Observer, Scientific American Blog
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in recent articles in The News & Observer and the Scientific American blog.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC Lineberger member James Evans quoted in Nature
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in an article discussing the fetal genome and the possibility of clinic procedures being introduced in the next couple of years.
Located in News / 2012 News
Making genomes make sense
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Sometimes, technology progresses faster than our ability to take advantage of it.
Located in News / 2012 News
Evans discusses company's request for FDA approval of personalized DNA test
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in an article on NPR's website discussing a recent request by a genetic test maker for the Food and Drug Administration to approve its personalized DNA test.
Located in News / 2012 News
NPR series focuses on gene sequencing, Evans comments
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in NPR's second story in its "$1,000 Genome" series, which aired today.
Located in News / 2012 News
Informatics approach helps doctors, patients make sense of genome data
Chapel Hill, NC – The cost of sequencing the entire human genome, or exome – the regions of the genome that are translated into proteins that affect cell behavior – has decreased significantly, to the point where the cost of looking at the majority of a patient’s genomic data may be less expensive than undertaking one or two targeted genetic tests.
Located in News / 2012 News
Evans talks about DNA analysis on HuffPost Live
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, provided his perspective on a HuffPost Live broadcast that aired on September 24, 2012.
Located in News / 2012 News