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Navy Researchers Demonstrate Bioinformatics Capability in Thailand

By Lt. Cmdr. Vishwesh Mokashi, head, Biological Defense Research Directorate Genomics Department, Naval Medical Research Center Earlier this month, our team of researchers from the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) in Silver Spring, Md. along with collaborative researchers successfully demonstrated a novel bioinformatic capability to the Armed Forces Research Institute in Medical Sciences (AFRIMS) in Bangkok, Thailand. The goal was …

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Focusing the Power of NextGen Sequencing on Navy Medicine

By Lt. Vishwesh Mokashi, PhD, department head, Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center Genomics and bioinformatics are two intertwined and constantly changing fields affecting the way we live. The idea of having your genome sequenced, and maybe even downloaded to your smartphone, is now a very real and attainable possibility, and not the stuff of science fiction. We …

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A Scientists’ Perspective on Research and Navy Medicine in San Antonio

Dr. Mauris N. DeSilva, principal investigator, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine Directorate, Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio It was September of 2007 when I drove to the naval base at Great Lakes, Il. where the Naval Institute for Dental and Biomedical Research was located. This was my first time working in a Department of Defense laboratory and I was …

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