News: genomics

Personalized Cancer Care Highlighted

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

A recent explosion in technological advances has created a new field known as translational “omics” that allows the measurement of molecules within a tissue or cell — genomics investigates DNA and proteomics examines proteins. These new omics-based tests may be used to guide patient therapy in the future. Such omics-based tests are much more complex […]

Biologist to Deliver Discovery Lecture

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Renowned molecular biologist and Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman, Ph.D., will discuss “The Meaning of Race in the Post-Genome Era” at the next Discovery Lecture on Thursday, May 5. Tilghman, who participated in cloning the first mammalian gene as a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is a former Howard Hughes Medical […]