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Genomics/BioInformatics Student Interview

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What do you do?

I’m a 5th year PhD student in the department of Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan. My research focuses on the genetic basis of psychiatric traits and aging. 431 more words


Broken lines

in meetings
they all talk dead-
and straplines and
lines of engagement i look out
windows and

all i see are broken lines

broken lines of… 206 more words

Creative Journal

Is COPD Hereditary?

About 15.7 Americans have chronic pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of these people have both chronic bronchitis and emphysema. 237 more words

NewLife Outlook

Genes and our biology

“Genes are just a blue print to create protein and they have absolutely no control over nothing; it is an outright fabrication and it is completely untrue that we are victims of genes!”

Dr. Bruce Lipton


What is Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT)?

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a group of diseases that damage the nerves that are outside the brain and spinal cord- the peripheral nerves- which control the muscles and sensory stimuli. 269 more words


Anxiety Runs in the Family

There seems to be a question that is pretty argumentative. I was curious, though.

Can anxiety be hereditary?

I’ve had a few conversations with a couple of different family members and they all tell me that several people in our family take antidepressants and/or anxiety medication. 316 more words

Mental Illness (Main)

Hereditary Fears

Genetic memory figures significantly in this particular blog (you can read more about it at Wiki or through this short BBC report) but for a real quick & dirty version – genetic memory is the concept that some events can alter your genes and then you pass this altered copy to your progeny. 282 more words