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Genetic Mutation Explains Form of Brittle Bone Disease
A newly identified gene mutation helps explain a subset of cases of
osteogenesis imperfecta whose origin had until now remained mysterious.
HHMI SCIENTISTS AND GENETIC TESTING
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A Visionary Database (February 2007)Two sports figures help an HHMI researcher realize his big dream to treat a rare genetic eye disease.
A Better Crystal Ball(August 2006)
Personalized medicine promises a new level of clarity with treatments tailored to one’s genes, but it hinges on development of exacting gene-based tests.
Exploring Bioethical Choices(Spring 2004)
At HHMI’s 2003 Holiday Lectures, students use improvisational play to confront tough issues.
Gene Science: From Mendel to Molecule
Personal DNA Testing
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Cover Story: I Am a Scientist
HHMI's EXROP program has helped hundreds of underrepresented minorities identify as researchers, a key step toward a science career.
A Structural Toolbox
No longer content with static snapshots, biologists are using a medley of techniques to get a global view of molecules at work.
The O'Shea Way
HHMI's new chief scientific officer Erin O'Shea applies an uncommon intensity to her research and training&151;of students and German shepherds.
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