Genomics Center helps identify new genes

Genomics Center helps identify new genes
Sunday, April 14, 2013

Consortium member University of Minnesota Genomics Center (UMGC) has collaborated to identify a number of new genes associated with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP), a serious and often fatal lung disease with a poorly understood cause. These findings were recently published in Nature Genetics. "The UMGC specializes in very high-throughput population genotyping, and helped to get the work done quickly,” says Kenneth Beckman, PhD, director of the Genomics Center. Learn more.