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Scientists at PNRI study transposons, also called transposable elements. Scientists have only recently learned that these parts of the human genome can impact disease. Our researchers are working to better understand the role transposons and the “dark genome” play in the development of genetic diseases.
Q&A With Dr. Rick McLaughlin on the Implications of Mapping the First Complete Human Genome
PNRI’s Dr. Rick McLaughlin weighs in on the promise of sequencing the first complete genome.
The Evolution of Genomes and Grapes
Meet PNRI Scientist: Rick McLaughlin
Rick McLaughlin, PhD spent his childhood observing nature. As an adult, he turned that love of nature into an exciting research career at PNRI.