New approaches to treating cancer through RNA analysis

New approaches to treating cancer through RNA analysis

Featuring: Angela Brooks & Cameron SouletteBrooks, an expert in the analysis of RNA sequencing data, is studying the role of RNA splicing aberrations in cancer. RNA splicing is an editing process that enables one gene to produce several different protein...
Biomolecular engineer Angela Brooks named Pew Scholar

Biomolecular engineer Angela Brooks named Pew Scholar

June 14, 2018 | UCSC News | By Tim Stephens The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Angela Brooks, assistant professor of biomolecular engineering at UC Santa Cruz, a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Brooks will receive a $300,000 award over four years to support...
Angela Brooks: Splicing Specialist

Angela Brooks: Splicing Specialist

By Diana Kwon When Angela Brooks first saw Gattaca—a 1997 film about a futuristic society where humans are classified based on their genetic code—in high school, she was captivated by the possibilities hidden in the genome. “I’ve always been fascinated by the concept...