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NYGC Researchers Awarded Two-Year Target ALS Grant

NEW YORK, NY (August 18, 2023) — Researchers at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) are collaborating under a recent grant from Target ALS, a medical research foundation committed to the search for effective treatments for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Hemali Phatnani, PhD, Core Faculty Member and Director of the Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative […]

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 […]

The Implementation of Whole-Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing Into Clinical Cancer Care

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is proud to have collaborated on this multi-institutional article which addresses the requirements for integrating whole-genome transcriptome sequencing into health care systems. NEW YORK, NY (January 25, 2023)– How can whole-genome transcriptome sequencing (WGTS) be integrated into health care systems to replace the standard of care for oncology? The […]