Closing the gap between genotype and phenotype
But can we do anything with this knowledge? Closing the gap between gene mutations and the resulting physical characteristics is one of the most pressing problems facing researchers right now. At the interface of CIFAR’s Genetic Networks and Learning in Machines & Brains programs, Frey is taking an informatics approach to find the answers.
Although we know of about 100 genes that play a role in breast cancer, the majority of genetic factors in...