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Peter Sims Appointed to Columbia Genome Center
As Associate Director for Novel Technologies, Dr. Sims will devise, direct, and implement strategies for incorporating new high-throughput experimental methods into the research done at the Genome Center.
Self-Service MiSeq Available at Columbia Genome Center
Experienced CUMC researchers can now use the Genome Center's Illumina MiSeq desktop gene sequencer, a platform that is optimized for a variety of smaller sequencing experiments.
Imaging Synapses Using Fluorescent Small Molecule Probes
A collaboration at the Columbia Genome Center's High-Throughput Screening Facility has begun a search for probes that could be used to image these critical junctures in living human brains.
Study Reveals Genes That Drive Glioblastoma
Using a new statistical method developed in the lab of Raul Rabadan, a Columbia University team identified 18 new genes responsible for this aggressive form of brain cancer. Some of these genes could be targeted with existing FDA-approved drugs.