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Gene Networks for Innate Immunity Linked to PTSD Risk

March 10, 2015

Researchers at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in New York and the United Kingdom, have identified genetic markers, derived from blood samples that are linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The markers are associated with gene networks…

Personality Traits and Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Specific Genomic Locations

December 8, 2016

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) has identified six loci or regions of the human genome that are significantly linked to personality traits, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in this week’s advance online publication of Nature Genetics. The findings also show correlations with…

Two UC San Diego Scientists Honored for Schizophrenia Research

October 7, 2014

Two professors of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been honored by the New York City-based Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their work studying the genetics, dysfunction and treatment of schizophrenia, a chronic and severe brain disorder affecting roughly 1 percent of the general…

Boosting the Powers of Genomic Science

April 25, 2013

In a pair of papers published in PLOS Genetics, two diverse teams of scientists, both headed by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, describe novel statistical models that more broadly and deeply identify associations between bits of sequenced DNA called single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNPs…

Topography of the Genome Influences Where Cancer Mutations Thrive, Study Shows

August 24, 2023

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have uncovered a connection between the topography of the human genome and the presence of mutations in human cancer. Certain regions of the genome, which exhibit unique features, act as hotspots for the accumulation of mutations.

Researchers Discover Unknown Childhood Genetic Condition and its Potential Cure

September 29, 2021

International group of researchers identify new childhood genetic condition and a potential cure that can be delivered during pregnancy.

Genomic “Hotspots” Offer Clues to Causes of Autism, Other Disorders

December 20, 2012

…“random” mutations in the genome are not quite so random after all. Their study, to be published in the journal Cell on December 21, shows that the DNA sequence in some regions of the human genome is quite volatile and can mutate ten times more frequently than the rest of…

When Water Temperatures Change, the Molecular Motors of Cephalopods Do Too

June 8, 2023

Working with live squid hatchlings at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego scientists find the animals can tune their proteome on the fly in response to changes in ocean temperature via the unique process of RNA recoding. The findings inspire new questions about basic protein function.

UC San Diego Computer Scientist Plays Major Role in $25M Cancer Grand Challenges Project

June 16, 2022

Computer scientist Vineet Bafna is part of a team of world-class researchers that has been awarded a five-year, $25 million grant to learn how the destructive genetic lesion extrachromosomal DNA (ecDNA) influences numerous cancers and to identify possible therapies.

UC San Diego, Human Vaccines Project Harness Advances in Machine Learning

July 1, 2016

The Human Vaccines Project is teaming with the Qualcomm Institute at the University of California San Diego to apply advances in machine learning to solve critical problems impeding the development of vaccines and therapeutics for a wide range of diseases.

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