Articles from July 2009

UI biologist and colleagues describe new technique to assist genetic researchers

A University of Iowa biologist and researcher in the Department of Biology and Roy J. Carver Center for Genomics, and his colleagues at Harvard University and the Carver Center for Genomics, describe a new and more effective way of identifying where important RNA (Ribonucleic acid) transcripts are...

UI nets $3.6 million grant for glaucoma research

The study's long-term goal is to identify and define pathways that lead from variations in the DNA sequence of the genome to the irreversible vision loss of glaucoma, said John Fingert, M.D., the study's principal investigator and an assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences in the UI...

Schizophrenia research at UI receives $1.6 million NIH grant

The two-year grant will support research on the genetic basis of schizophrenia.