2016 SACNAS, Long Beach, CA

SACNAS, Long Beach, CA, 2016 The ABCs of Diversity in Genomic Research: Ascertainment, Bioinformatics, and Computation Narrative:  Thousands of common genetic variants are now associated with hundreds of clinical outcomes and traits.  The majority of this discoveries, however, were made only in European-descent populations.  We provide in this scientific session an overview of genomic research […]

2015 SACNAS, Washington, DC

SACNAS, Washington, DC, 2015 Genomic discovery, collaboration, and translation using electronic health records Narrative:  Precision medicine is often described as prescribing the right drug at the right dose the first time to each patient.  While the need for precision medicine is often acknowledged, the data and pathway to its implementation have been lacking.  Earlier this […]

2017 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

Danielle Brager Arizona State University Phoenix, AZ       A Mathematical Analysis of Aerobic Glycolysis Triggered By Glucose Uptake in Cones Danielle Brager (1) and Erika Camacho (2) Arizona State University, Arizona State University at West Campus, Phoenix, AZ, The degenerative disease Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is typically categorized by loss of night vision due […]

2015 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

Michelle Hernandez, PhD New York University School of Medicine Tuxedo, NY World Trade Center-derived inflammation and oxidative stress in nasal, neural, and pulmonary tissues Michelle Hernandez, Karen Galdanes, Andrea Harrington, Joshua Vaughan, Dana Lauterstein, Ethan Sebasco, Terry Gordon, Lung-Chi Chen. New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, NY. Currently, there is an overall lack of […]

2016 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

John Santiago, PhD candidate Brown University Providence, RI   Sexual asymmetry for mitochondrial function in response to TOR inhibition with rapamycin and RNAi in Drosophila John Santiago and David Rand, Brown University, Providence, RI Rapamycin has been shown to extend lifespan by potently inhibiting TOR (Target of Rapamycin) signaling, a major component of cellular metabolism. […]

ICB Softball is Number 1!

  A successful season came to a close last night when the ICB-sponsored Away Team beat their arch nemesis Senior Tequila softball team 5-4 and 10-9 (in extra innings!) in a playoff double header.  The Cavs have nothing on us!  Go Away!!

Crawford Crew Post Test 3

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CWRU Cyberinfrastructure Day

Dr. Hadrian Djohari, High Performance Computing Manager at Case Western Reserve University organized the first annual CWRU Cyberinfrastructure Day, held on March 27, 2015.  Dr. Will Bush spoke on the use of large scale computing for biomedical research.  Slides from this presentation are at the left.