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Inside Nigeria’s genomics boom

Nigeria is quickly becoming a hub for genetics research. Private investments are flowing into the country in support of companies such as 54Gene, which has set out to build the largest biobank in Africa, according to a February…

How so-called 'junk DNA' affects cancer risk

January 29, 2020 – John Quackenbush, Henry Pickering Walcott Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and chair of the Department of Biostatistics, is trying to understand how our genes influence cancer risk. In a recent research paper, he…

Study looks at psychiatric genetics in African populations

The NeuroGAP-Psychosis study, launched last fall by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and partner institutions in Africa, is the first large-scale psychiatric genetics study of African populations.