DNA

Asymptomatic testing available now

All U staff, students and faculty can take weekly accurate saliva tests without exhibiting symptoms, run by the Health Sciences Center Sequencing Core lab.


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.