News : 2015 : July


2015 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Interns

Congratulations to the 2015 JJ Vance summer Interns! After six intense and educational weeks working in the labs, computing and analyzing data, and learning more about genomics and genetics research, the students are gearing up for their final 2 weeks! More updates to follow!

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Stephan L. Züchner, M.D.

Researchers Identify a Novel Disease Gene Causing Neurodegenerative Disorders

Researchers at the University of Miami have discovered and characterized a previously unknown disease gene linked to the degeneration of optic and peripheral nerve fibers. The study titled “Mutations in SLC25A46, encoding a UGO1-like protein, cause an optic atrophy spectrum disorder” is published in the journal Nature Genetics.

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