DNA

Honoring Karl Gordon Lark

Renowned geneticist and father of molecular biology at the U passes away.


Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

The new study goes back further than 23andme could have ever imagined.


‘One in a Million’

A new documentary tells the story of Tyler, who lost his ability to walk, see and hear by the time he was 10. The cause remained a mystery until U of U Health scientists searched his DNA for clues.


A Healthier U


GENE EDITING SCIENCE AND ETHICS

Benning Lecture welcomes Jennifer Doudna, one of the developers of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, on March 21.


FINDING THE ‘CURE’

U undergrads get a taste of real research in CURE course.


A Healthier U


DETECTING DNA DAMAGE

Utah chemists find new way to detect DNA damage that can lead to disease-causing mutations.


OF MICE AND MARIO

On March 9 you can hear more about the work of the University of Utah’s own Nobel laureate, Mario Capecchi, at a pizza and politics event that is part of the “Outstanding Professor Lecture Series,” sponsored by the U’s Hinckley Institute of Politics.