Learn about some of the exciting news and events going on around the McDonnell Genome Institute.
A detailed genetic road map will guide research into TB treatments, vaccines. This work and article features co-senior author Makedonka Mitreva, PhD, a professor of medicine and of genetics at Washington University and a researcher at the university’s McDonnell Genome Institute.
Washington University has received a grant from NIH that will support an open-source genomic database to advance precision medicine for cancer.
- PercayAI, launched by Kingdom Capital, represents the investment firm's commitment to cultivating new technologies that can help accelerate drug discovery and improve patient outcomes - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will continue to develop technology that will be commercialized through PercayAI as part of an ongoing collaboration with Kingdom Capital
School of Medicine to help lead ambitious Human Pangenome Reference Sequencing Project
New grants totaling approximately $29.5 million will enable scientists to generate and maintain the most comprehensive reference sequence of the human genome. The awards, made over five years pending the availability of funds, are managed by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health.