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ARCS Foundation scholarships support UCSC graduate students

ARCS Foundation scholarships support UCSC graduate students

Tim Stephens | UCSC | September 14, 2020 Sixteen UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $160,000 from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation for the 2020-21 academic year. Since 1976, the ARCS Foundation’s...

Variant Detection Gets Boost From Graph Genomes, De Novo Assemblies

GenomeWeb | Oct 17, 2019 | Andrew P. Han  HOUSTON – New technologies that allow researchers to account for more of the genomic diversity in humans are leading to better variant detection. At the American Society of Human Genetics conference here yesterday, researchers...

Detecting human diversity

Variation graphs facilitate genomic discovery Katharine Miller | Inquiry UCSC After the first human genome was successfully sequenced in 2003, researchers established it as the reference genome. It became the singular, highest-quality, most well-understood,...