OMRF and Stanford have received a four-year grant to use zebrafish to study how small genetic variations can lead to several human diseases.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
A trio of new principal scientists have joined OMRF.
When Dr. Gaurav Varshney arrived at OMRF in late 2016, the first things he purchased for his new research program were fish tanks. Lots of them. During a seven-year post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., Varshney developed an expertise in studying developmental biology in paperclip-sized aquatic creatures known as zebrafish. […]