Tag: Nature

UTHSC Researchers’ Work on Human Pangenome Aids Understanding of Common Chromosomal Abnormality


Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have made a foundational discovery about chromosome biology through their work on the first-ever human pangenome reference. Published recently by the Human Pangenome Reference Consortium in the journal Nature, the draft pangenome uses complete genome assemblies to provide a diverse look at the genetic makeup of… Read More

UTHSC Prof. Focuses Research Career on One Protein Family in Quest to Understand Evolution of Life


Professor David Nelson was a member of an international team of researchers whose work was recently featured on the front cover of Nature. It is not the first time his research has contributed to front-page-worthy reports. In fact, several framed covers of prestigious journals that include his work line the walls behind his desk at… Read More