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Quick Q&A with NCBI’s Evolutionary Genomics Research Group

The Evolutionary Genomics Research Group strives to understand the evolution of life. No more and no less. In this Quick Q&A with scientists who work in NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), we’re pleased to introduce members of the Evolutionary Genomics Research Group. This team of researchers focuses on the following areas: Empirical comparative…

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Quick Q&A with the Bioinformatics in Medical Genetics Group

In our series of Quick Q&As with scientists who work in the NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), we’re pleased to introduce the three members of the Bioinformatics in Medical Genetics Group. The leader of the group, Alejandro Schäffer, shares a memorable lesson. Mike Gertz tells how his family influenced his career. And Eric…

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Quick Q&A with NCBI’s Gene Regulation Group

We were curious. What is going on in Ivan Ovcharenko’s group in NCBI’s Computational Biology Branch? On the sixth floor of NLM’s Lister Hill Center, Dr. Ivan Ovcharenko and his team are deciphering what he calls the “second language” of the human genome. He explains, “The primary language of genomes—which represents the genetic code of…