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steven salzberg

Genomics
The code breakers
Published Spring 2020
From tomatoes to cancer cells, Michael Schatz and others at Johns Hopkins go deep inside genomes to unlock the secrets to life's variety / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Science+Technology
Look what's missing
Published Oct 10, 2019
The reference genome, used as a representative sample of the human genome, lacks genetic material found in individuals of African descent
Faculty honors
Salzberg elected to American Academy
Published April 27, 2018
Hopkins gene hunter among 213 individuals selected to join honorary society
Complete wheat
Bread wheat breakthrough
Published Oct 31, 2017
Johns Hopkins researchers part of small team that solved complex genome puzzle / Nature
Trunk science
What's in a giant tree?
Published Sept 27, 2017
Johns Hopkins joins collaborative effort to sequence redwood, sequoia genomes
Commentary
Diagnostic breakthroughs meet FDA roadblocks
Published Oct 13, 2016
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Steven Salzberg says regulations block improvements to DNA sequencing for diagnosing illness / Bloomberg View