Genomes and Genes


Bonnie Berger


Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA


  1. Khurana V, Peng J, Chung C, Auluck P, Fanning S, Tardiff D, et al. Genome-Scale Networks Link Neurodegenerative Disease Genes to α-Synuclein through Specific Molecular Pathways. Cell Syst. 2017;4:157-170.e14 pubmed publisher
    ..This cross-species platform connected diverse neurodegenerative genes to proteinopathy through specific mechanisms and may facilitate patient stratification for targeted therapy. ..
  2. Hu Y, Flockhart I, Vinayagam A, Bergwitz C, Berger B, Perrimon N, et al. An integrative approach to ortholog prediction for disease-focused and other functional studies. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011;12:357 pubmed publisher DIOPT and DIOPT-DIST are useful resources for researchers working with model organisms, especially those who are interested in exploiting model organisms such as Drosophila to study the functions of human disease genes. ..