There is a growing desire for the development of alternative treatments and natural therapies for the treatment of sickle cell disease.
What is the contribution of individual differences in RNA processing to disease causation, disease modification, disease susceptibility, and positive or negative responses to therapies? Studies using genome sequencing combined with RNA-seq have determined that genetic variation affects regulation of RNA processing as frequently as transcriptional regulation. While transcriptional networks are well defined in heart development ...more »
How do we redefine success to include scientific careers other than research (e.g., careers in teaching, industry, government) and provide opportunities for exposure to alternative careers?