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What is your dog's lifespan? Joshua Akey seeking the keys to canine health and longevity

The Dog Aging Project, founded in 2018, is by far the most ambitious project tackling the question of canine longevity, enrolling and studying tens of thousands of dogs... Read more

Shirley Tilghman receives the 2022 George W. Beadle Award from the Genetics Society of America

Shirley Tilghman was awarded this year’s George W. Beadle Award for her outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers. Dr. Tilghman served... Read more

Mona Singh tailors tools to crack the cancer code

Watch the new “Dare to Venture” video to see how Singh blends computer science and biology: When... Read more

Sarah Kocher receives Packard Foundation fellowship for early-career scientists for her ‘social brain’ research with bees

Sarah Kocher has been awarded a 2021 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, which brings $875,000 over five years to pursue her research. Kocher, an assistant professor of ecology and... Read more

A new study, led by Britt Adamson, sharpens our understanding of CRISPR gene-editing

The ability to edit the genome by altering the DNA sequence inside a living cell is powerful for research and holds promise for the treatment of diseases. A new study that sharpens our understanding of CRISPR gene-editing was... Read more

Vaccine stockpiling by nations could lead to increase in COVID-19 cases, novel variant emergence

The allocation of COVID-19 vaccine between countries has thus far tended toward vaccine nationalism, wherein countries stockpile vaccines to prioritize access for their citizenry over equitable vaccine sharing. The extent of... Read more

A new technique developed by Hugh Wilson and Quan Wang (LS fellow) sharpens single-molecule views of biomolecular structures and interactions in solution

Biomolecular interactions and structural rearrangements are critically important for function. Yet visualizing these processes on individual biomolecules in real-time remains a technical challenge. QCB graduate student... Read more