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ThumbnailMountains and Mouse Genes
Biostatistician studies mouse genetics to link gene combinations to traits.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar10/mountains.asp
ThumbnailDr. Data
Doctor-scientist uses computers to re-classify diseases.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar08/drdata.asp
ThumbnailDo-It-Yourself Biology
Synthetic biologist blends engineering, biology, and computer programming to find out how life works.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar07/biology.html
ThumbnailThe Family Business
Computational biologist custom designs computer software to predict the three-dimensional shapes of proteins.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept05/business.html
ThumbnailLife Is Sweet
Biological engineer studies sugar molecules called carbohydrates.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/oct04/sweet.html
ThumbnailA Perfect Mix
Biologist bridges biology and mathematics in her quest to track the activity of thousands of genes.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept03/mix.html
ThumbnailTaking a Byte Out of Biology
An expert on artificial intelligence gets computers to learn how to read the language hidden in our DNA.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar02/gaasterland.html
ThumbnailNIGMS Is on Instagram!
NIGMS is now on Instagram (@NIGMS_NIH), beaming all the gorgeous science images you can’t get enough of straight to your mobile devices.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall17/nigms-on-instagram.asp
ThumbnailOn the Trails of Drug-Defying Superbugs
Studying how bacteria can become resistant to the antibiotics we use to combat them could aid efforts to curb the emergence of antibiotic resistance.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall14/trail-of-drug-defying-superbugs.asp
ThumbnailKnowing Networks
Systems biologists study living networks to learn how the individual parts work together to make a functioning whole and what happens when these complex, dynamic systems go awry.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall14/knowing-networks.asp
ThumbnailSolving the Sleeping Sickness 'Mystery'
Scientist uses climate and land cover data to model tsetse fly distribution in Nairobi, Kenya.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/insidelifescience/sleepsick_mystery.html
ThumbnailWalking the Line
Scientist uses computational modeling to simulate human movement.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/computinglife/walking.htm
ThumbnailRx: Genome Sequence
Scientists study the human genome to find out if an individual is at risk for certain diseases.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept10/jf_sept10.asp#rx
ThumbnailFacebook
Scientists use a Facebook survey to find out how people get information about H1N1.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar10/jf_mar10.asp#facebook
ThumbnailGamers for Science
Scientists teamed with Sony to install a program on every PlayStation®3 that donates machine downtime to a research project called Folding@Home.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept07/found_sept07.html#gamers
ThumbnailA World Without Pain
Scientists create a virtual reality program "Snow World" in an effort to reduce excessive pain in burn patients.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept05/bedside_sept05.html#pain
ThumbnailPC, M.D.?
Scientist creates a computer model of how red blood cells work
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept03/bedside_sep.html#pc
ThumbnailIn a Heartbeat
Heart rate irregularities may signal the onset of sepsis in some high-risk babies.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept03/bedside_sep.html#heart
ThumbnailDo the Math
Researchers use different approaches to mathematically model the behavior of infectious microorganisms that impact large populations of people.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept02/bench.html#math
This page last reviewed on August 21, 2017