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Mountains and Mouse Genes
Dr. Gary Churchill
Passionate about rock climbing and biostatistics, Gary Churchill studies mice at the Jackson Laboratory in Maine to learn how genes work together to influence human disease.

The Right Fit
Dr. Julie Johnson
Julie Johnson studies genes and medications that influence blood pressure. Her work may help doctors figure out the best drug and dosage for each patient, leading to safer, more effective medicines for everyone.

Just Found
Scientists have found that just three genes account for coat texture in all dogs. Courtesy: Steven Dostie
Read about scientists who study the body's response to anesthetics, why some dogs have curly hair, how Facebook can help scientists study how the flu spreads, and more...

This page last reviewed on May 18, 2011