Genetics and Genomics

What is Genetics?

Genetics is the study of heredity. This article investigates the definition behind genetics as well as how varying genes can give rise to different traits.

Read More

Overview

Feature Articles

Latest Genetics and Genomics News and Research

Identifying a new genetic cause of inherited neuropathy

Identifying a new genetic cause of inherited neuropathy

Study uncovers molecular mechanism of metabolite-mediated epigenome involved in organismal aging

Study uncovers molecular mechanism of metabolite-mediated epigenome involved in organismal aging

Hudsonalpha researchers help elucidate functional elements of the genome

Hudsonalpha researchers help elucidate functional elements of the genome

Novel therapeutics targeting primary cilia may reverse neurodevelopmental disorders

Novel therapeutics targeting primary cilia may reverse neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers use human genome database to study different types of cancer cells

Researchers use human genome database to study different types of cancer cells

New tool predicts and identifies novel genes involved in various biological processes

New tool predicts and identifies novel genes involved in various biological processes

New technology helps visualize entire genome at molecular resolution

New technology helps visualize entire genome at molecular resolution

Rare gene mutation eliminates immune cell population

Rare gene mutation eliminates immune cell population

Study shows genetic mutations allow MRSA to develop antibiotic resistance

Study shows genetic mutations allow MRSA to develop antibiotic resistance

Computational tool can help study APA mechanism that regulates gene expression

Computational tool can help study APA mechanism that regulates gene expression

Genome editing technologies can help understand disease-associated genetic mutations

Genome editing technologies can help understand disease-associated genetic mutations

Researchers identify a potential biomarker of aging

Researchers identify a potential biomarker of aging

Researchers construct “DNA droplets” that exhibit dynamic functions

Researchers construct “DNA droplets” that exhibit dynamic functions

New technique increases the precision of gene editing

New technique increases the precision of gene editing

Researchers identify key enzyme that drives the production of ribosomes

Researchers identify key enzyme that drives the production of ribosomes

Study shows how epigenetics contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases

Study shows how epigenetics contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases

Study highlights the role of hematopoietic immune cells in gene regulation

Study highlights the role of hematopoietic immune cells in gene regulation

Region-specific atlas reveals genome linked to human embryonic brain development

Region-specific atlas reveals genome linked to human embryonic brain development

Glitches in DNA replication can lead to genetic diseases

Glitches in DNA replication can lead to genetic diseases

Deep-learning-based computational models predict the activities of SpCas9 variants

Deep-learning-based computational models predict the activities of SpCas9 variants