News and Events : 2013 : May

Gaofeng Wang, Ph.D.

A publication by researchers at the Miller School was featured as the “Paper of the Week”

A publication by researchers at the Miller School was featured as the “Paper of the Week” in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC). JBC’s editorial board members and associate editors determined that the paper, “Ascorbate induces Ten-eleven translocation (Tet) methylcytosine dioxygenase-mediated generation of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine”, was in the top 2 percent of manuscripts they will review in a year in terms of significance and overall importance. Only 50 to 100 papers are selected from the more than 6,600 published in the JBC each year.

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Are you concerned about your genetic risk for cancer?

Angelina Jolie announced that she is a carrier of the BRCA1 gene, a gene that put her at an estimated 87% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer.

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