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Scripps Lecture: Harvard Scientist Digs for Genetic Connections to Behavior

April 9, 2015

Burrowing mice and how such animal behavior can shed light on the genetics of human behavior will be the subject of the 10th Richard H. and Glenda G. Rosenblatt Lectureship in Evolutionary Biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.

$6.4 Million Grant Funds Glaucoma Study in African-Americans

October 11, 2013

…of the National Institutes of Health, to elucidate the genetics of glaucoma in persons of African descent.

Largest Study of its Kind Finds Rare Genetic Variations Linked to Schizophrenia

November 22, 2016

Genetic variations that increase schizophrenia risk are rare, making it difficult to study their role. To overcome this, the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, an international team led by Jonathan Sebat, PhD, at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, analyzed the genomes of more than 41,000 people in the largest…

Personality Traits and Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Specific Genomic Locations

December 8, 2016

…Medicine in this week’s advance online publication of Nature Genetics. The findings also show correlations with psychiatric disorders.

Active Genetics Technology Opens New Horizons

February 6, 2018

Employing CRISPR/Cas9 advancements, UC San Diego researchers are using new active genetics technology to reveal new fundamental mechanisms that control gene activity. The authors also provide experimental validation for using active genetics as an efficient means for targeted gene insertion, or “transgenesis,” and single-step replacement of genetic control elements.

Identified Genetic Interaction Offers Possible New Target for Glaucoma Therapy

September 10, 2015

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have elucidated a genetic interaction that may prove key to the development and progression of glaucoma, a blinding neurodegenerative disease that affects tens of millions of people worldwide and is a leading cause of irreversible blindness.

Two UC San Diego Researchers Elected to Institute of Medicine

October 21, 2013

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers Joseph G. Gleeson, MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of neurosciences and pediatrics, and Richard D. Kolodner, PhD, professor of medicine and Ludwig Cancer Research scientist, have been named new members of the Institute of Medicine, considered among the…

Active Genetics Goes Global

October 27, 2016

…San Diego Publications Active Genetics Goes Global Tata Trusts & University of California San Diego partner to establish Tata Institute for Active Genetics and Society (TIAGS) UC San Diego has received a $70 million commitment from the India-based philanthropic Tata Trusts, which includes the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, the Sir…

Large International Study Supports Common Genetic Contributions to Mental Illness

September 19, 2011

A large international research consortium has identified several new genes associated with both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Their study, co-authored by psychiatric researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, reveals that common genetic variants contribute to a person’s risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Do These Genes Make Me Lonely? Study Finds Loneliness is a Heritable Trait

September 20, 2016

…that risk for feeling lonely is partially due to genetics, but environment plays a bigger role.

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