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Greater risk to COVID-19 associated with genetics, systemic factors

Understanding what puts demographics at greater risks to serious illness from COVID-19 can help navigate pandemic better

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NIH grant to support groundbreaking stem cell models for Down syndrome at UW

'[This] work can significantly advance our understanding of the cognitive and health conditions seen in individuals with Down syndrome,' UW expert says

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UW lab discovers trees can change genetic structure to compete for resources

Decade-long study finds genetic diversity of aspen forests leave them adaptable to changing environment

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The Lab Report: How former UW physician scientist changed gene therapy forever, inspiring COVID-19 vaccines

From discovering how DNA translates into amino acids to challenging central dogma, UW researchers have always been at forefront of genetics, molecular biology

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UW researchers receive grant, pioneer research on cranberry genomes

$6.4 million USDA grant with matching funds, innovative genetic research, aid farmers in creating better quality products

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Controversial human gene editing could become reality, expert says

Gene editing is "slippery slope," germline therapies may one day become widespread, visiting professor says


Stemming from a young age: Girls need role models in STEM fields

UW professor Ahna Skop was selected to be ambassador for AAAS, will likely be strong role model for women in STEM fields

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