Tag: Genetics

The VCR Distinguished Lecture Series Begins Today, Bringing Outstanding Researchers to Campus to Speak


In his inaugural Research Town Hall in January, Steven R. Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, announced several new initiatives. One of them, the VCR Distinguished Lecture Series, designed to bring outstanding researchers to campus for talks, kicks off today at 1 p.m. with Betty Pace, MD,… Read More

Study Led by UTHSC’s Robert W. Williams, PhD, Establishes Link Between DNA and Disease Risk; Lays Groundwork for Precision Medicine


A more than 15-year study led by Robert W. Williams, PhD,  chair of the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics, establishes the relationship between DNA and disease risk and proves that the genetic code is remarkably… Read More