Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Using an innovative algorithm, CUMC researchers have found that loss of a gene called KLHL9 is the driving force behind the most aggressive form of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.
New technology allows scientists to dive into the inner world of cells in everything from cancers to mummies. Learn more at lab’s open house on July 10.
P&S systems biologists dive into huge databases of genomes, proteins, and metabolites to find new ways to target the world’s most deadly pathogens.
Two genes together drive the most lethal forms of prostate cancer; could lead to diagnostic test and new treatments.
Saeed Tavazoie says the new methods of systems biology are forcing scientists to think in new ways.