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2017.10.10 | Research news

The mapping of the shared Danish genome

Danish researchers from three universities have analysed the genomes of fifty families and created access to very precise knowledge about how the genome of a healthy, average Dane looks. The new knowledge is called the Danish Reference Genome and it can increase our understanding of hereditary diseases and support the development of personalised…

2017.09.29 | Research news

A new way of comparing illegal cocaine samples.

Researchers from BiRC and Institute of Forensic Medicine have developed a model that can be trained to correctly classify illegal cocaine seizures. The new method is a major improvement over existing methods and is the result of an ongoing collaboration between BiRC and the Dept of Forensic Chemistry. Other articles from the collaboration:…

2017.09.29 | Research news

New knowledge of the immune system

Researchers from BiRC has assembled 100 new MHC haplotypes. Before this new landmark only 8 complete haplotypes were described. Abstract: Genes in the major histocompatibility complex (MHC, also known as HLA) play a critical role in the immune response and variation within the extended 4 Mb region shows association with major risks of many…

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Fri 07 Dec
17:00-23:59 | BiRC, Lunch room, C.F. Møllers Alle 8
BiRC Christmas lunch
Save the date!
Wed 19 Dec
14:00-15:00 | BiRC, Building 1110, the lunch room
BiRC Christmas tradition: Gløgg and æbleskiver
No December without the traditional gløgg & æbleskiver!

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