Topic: Genetic mutations

Mutation in Gene Leads to Poorly Understood Birth Defects

May 10, 2016
Scan electron microscope image of cilia

Researchers have identified genetic mutations that appear to be a key culprit behind a suite of birth defects called ciliopathies, which affect an estimated 1 in 1,000 births.

Read more

Tanya Paull Becomes HHMI Investigator, First for University of Texas at Austin Professor

May 29, 2008

Biologist Tanya Paull has become the first faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, joining 55 of the nation's most creative biomedical scientists in this year's group.

Read more