Tag: genetics

Nobel laureate talks genetics, cellular immunity at UofL

Nobel laureate and geneticist, Dr. Andrew Fire, recently presented his current work to a packed room of researchers at the University of Louisville.  Fire, a...

UofL professor concerned about use of DNA tests to underwrite life...

With just a small sample of saliva, doctor-ordered or direct-to-consumer genetics tests like 23andMe can provide insight into a person’s current health and likelihood...

Nobel laureate, genetics pioneer returning ‘home’ for UofL talk

A Kentucky native who won the Nobel Prize for research that advanced the understanding of gene structure, Phillip A. Sharp, PhD, will visit UofL...

Researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics...

In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability...