UCSF highlights genomics and bioinformatics work

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) spotlighted some of its fascinating bioinformatics and genomics research at the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics 2012 Symposium. All the speakers "are at the cutting edge of applying genomics and informatics to precision medicine," said the institute's director, Neil Risch, as quoted in a UCSF article. Researchers have tapped bioinformatics to study human genes and the environment, seeking a better understanding of breast cancer and sheep flatulence (seriously). Article