Probiotic Bacteria Strain in Preemies Seems to Protect and Strengthen the Gut

New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UMSOM) Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), published online in the journal mBio in June found it is not just the content of breastmilk that makes the difference.

December 2021

IGS Faculty Co-Mentors Student Winner of AMA Research Challenge

Bioinformatics and Microbial Genomics Focused Research is Top Paper out of Over 1000 Submissions....

September 2021

UM SOM - IGS Researchers Work to Understand Hearing Loss from Noise Damage through Gene Expression Changes

Findings suggest several FDA-approved drugs, such as a common diabetes medication and anesthetics, could protect from noise-related hearing loss.....

September 2021

IGS Receives $7.5 Million Grant to Create Complex Model of Female Reproductive Tract to Study Infections

Research Will Help Identify Mechanisms by Which the Microbiome Affects the Susceptibility to Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • Correction to: A survey of TIR domain sequence and structure divergence., Immunogenetics 2022-01-03

  • The use of machine learning to discover regulatory networks controlling biological systems., Molecular cell 2022-01-04

  • STRIDE: a command-line HMM-based identifier and sub-classifier of Plasmodium falciparum RIFIN and STEVOR variant surface antigen families., BMC bioinformatics 2022-01-06

We're hiring a Bioinformatics Software Engineer for our new Clinical Lab in the Institute for Genome Sciences…
American Heart Association Offers Guidelines on Reporting Incidental Findings of Sequencing Tests #Genetics
Gut bacteria in babies may predict type 1 diabetes in later life, study finds #gut #microbiome #diabetes
White House Report Outlines Goals to Advance Genomic Research, Precision Therapy Development #Genomics



Introduction to R for Data Visualization

This workshop provides a basic introduction to the R language and visualizing data.

May 23-25th

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Omics Basics: Microbiome Research From Fundamentals to Applications

This event in the Omics Basics seminar series will provide an introduction to microbiome research and how investigating the microbiome can help answer biological questions.

March 29th 1 pm, HSF III 1010

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