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Treehouse’s Brave the Shave Fundraiser, sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

Honors children being treated for cancer And those who have lost their battle. Some of those taking part know a friend or a family member who has been impacted by the disease. UC Santa Cruz has a pediatric cancer research group called the Treehouse Cancer Initiative We get some of our funding from St. Baldrick’s […]

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What Was the Ancestor of Everything? (feat. PBS Space Time and It’s Okay To Be Smart)

Part of what draws us to the study of natural history is our desire — our drive — to understand our origins. The more fossils that we can find and study, the more branches and twigs we can add to the tree of life — that web of relationships that connects all organisms, living and […]

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Inspired Research : Head & Neck, Thyroid Cancer Genomics

My name is doctor David Goldenberg, I’m a surgeon, scientist and I study head and neck and thyroid cancer genomics. I believe that the work we’re doing is important because the future of cancer care is in understanding the underlying mechanisms that make cancer unique in each individual patient. Our research team is currently looking […]

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Dr. Susan Persky : How Genomics Interfaces with Social Sciences

Genetics and genomics interfaces with social and behavioral research in a lot of ways. I tend to think about it in terms of the healthcare encounter. So I think it’s kind of a two way street in that the genomic information and development that is occurring now informs behavioral science research, or really it sort […]

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Dipping Into Guacamole — BigData Genomics talk @Phosphorus, August 11, 2016

Thanks for having me. it’s really nice to get to come here to talk about it as we haven’t actually talked about Guacamole before, so this is a good thing for us so I’m Tim O’Donnell, I’m here with Ryan Williams — he’s back there somewhere and we’re at Jeff Hammerbacher’s lab at Mount Sinai […]

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NCBI Minute: Using organism (taxonomic) information with standalone BLAST

Hello everyone this is Peter Cooper from the NCBI, welcome to today’s webinar on standalone BLAST 2.9.0 information relating to the database 5 format This has various titles. A shorter one, we are going to talk mainly about using organism information with standalone BLAST+ (2.9.0). And BLAST DBv5. This is a webinar I have already […]

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