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Mapping the DNA sequence of Ashkenazi Jews

Led by Itsik Pe'er, associate professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, a team of researchers has created a data resource that will improve genomic research in the Ashkenazi Jewish population ...

Sep 09, 2014
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Brain structure adapts to environmental change

Scientists have known for years that neurogenesis takes place throughout adulthood in the hippocampus of the mammalian brain. Now Columbia researchers have found that under stressful conditions, neural stem cells in the adult ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Shedding new light on infant brain development

(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain. The paper, which the scientists say could ...

Feb 18, 2013
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