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GenomeWeb: NIH SMaHT Grant and Development of Computational Tools

NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2023) – In May of 2023, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the Somatic Mosaicism across Human Tissues (SMaHT) program. Funded by the NIH Common Fund with $140 million over five years, the SMaHT program is a trans-NIH initiative dedicated to surveying the diversity of genomes of different […]

AI and the Evolution of the Human Skeletal Form

Deep learning sheds new light on musculoskeletal diseases and genomic evidence related to the evolution of the human skeletal form NEW YORK, NY (July 20, 2023) – Researchers have used artificial intelligence and X-ray images to study the genetic basis, evolution, and health consequences of human skeletal traits, according to a new study in Science. […]

Nature Biotechnology: Five Questions With Sanja Vicković

NEW YORK, NY (July 17, 2023) — “A pioneer in spatially resolved transcriptomics and genomics methods recounts her journey from professional ice hockey player to running her own lab.” Sanja Vicković, PhD, a Core Faculty Member and the Director of the Technology Innovation Lab at the New York Genome Center, is featured in a recent […]

AI and CRISPR Precisely Control Gene Expression

Deep learning model predicts activity of RNA-targeting CRISPRs NEW YORK, NY (July 3, 2023) — Artificial intelligence can predict on- and off-target activity of CRISPR tools that target RNA instead of DNA, according to new research published in Nature Biotechnology. The study by researchers at New York University, Columbia University, and the New York Genome Center, combines […]