New NIH Brain Initiative Cell Census Network Launched
For the BRAIN Initiative, IGS researchers will develop a data repository (NeMO) focused on the storage and dissemination of ‘omic’ data...
Heart Transplant Success or Failure May Depend on Gut Microbiota
Now, in a first-of-its-kind study, scientists from the University at Maryland School of Medicine have revealed that the success or failure rate of a heart transplant may be influenced by a key factor: the gut microbiome
SOM Researchers Link Gut Bacteria to Heart Transplant Success or Failure
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have found that the gut microbiome appears to play a key role in how well the body accepts a transplanted heart....
IGS Associate Director Wins Prestigious Informatics Award
Owen White, PhD, has received the 2018 Microbiome Pioneer Award. The prestigious honor is part of the Bioinformatics for the Microbiome Symposium organized by Stanford University....
IGS 10th Anniversary
Highlights of IGS collaborations with transplant, vaccine research & much more.
UM Schools Study STDs
UM Schools of Dentistry and Medicine to study the causes, prevention and treatment of STDs.
Introduction to Bioinformatics
What is Bioinformatics? How does it interface with high throughput sequencing?
Bioinformatics Work Projects
An overview of computational biology and bioinformatics projects at the Institute for Genome Sciences.
Dr. Claire Fraser
The Business of Research: Genomics and Biomedicine.
E. coli Research
Rasko lab’s role helping solve E. coli outbreak in Germany.
Events @ IGS
Exchanging scientific ideas and exploring the latest scientific research in interactive seminars is one of our Institute's priorities.