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 […]

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. […]