News from the Broad

The Broad Institute is committed to open sharing not only of its scientific data and tools, but also information and news about our progress towards achieving our mission. Below are just a few highlights from the Broad scientific community.
  • USAID, Broad Institute and Illumina Form a Public Private Partnership Combating the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

    November 19th, 2014
    The partnership will train local and outbreak-deployed personnel to sequence viral genomes from the outbreak, and will extend surveillance operations
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  • Marching to our own sequence

    November 13th, 2014
    Study finds DNA replication timing varies among people
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  • Defective NPC1L1 gene found to protect against heart disease

    November 12th, 2014
    Researchers find rare, loss-of-function mutations that lower blood cholesterol and reduce risk of heart disease
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  • Broad Institute and University of California team awarded NCI Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot contract

    October 31st, 2014
    Pilot project to boost data sharing, accessibility
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  • Molecular map reveals genetic origins of 21 autoimmune diseases

    October 29th, 2014
    Scientists have created a molecular map that pinpoints genetic variants that play a role in 21 different autoimmune diseases.
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