Skip to content
A look at how colds and chronic disease affect DNA expression

...of those fluctuations remain little understood, including how a disease like a cold or a more complex chronic condition affects gene expression. But Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of...

...of those fluctuations remain little understood, including how a disease like a cold or a more complex chronic condition affects gene expression. But Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of...

What happens when a person with prediabetes get a viral infection? New study provides in-depth look

...still unclear," said Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of genetics. A new study now provides a glimpse into the immune and microbial states of individuals who are healthy or...

...still unclear," said Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of genetics. A new study now provides a glimpse into the immune and microbial states of individuals who are healthy or...

As previously reported on Scope, Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, and colleagues conducted an unprecedented analysis of Snyder's genome using a newly developed technique known as Personal “Omics” Profile, or...

As previously reported on Scope, Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, and colleagues conducted an unprecedented analysis of Snyder's genome using a newly developed technique known as Personal “Omics” Profile, or...

Published on
Can genome sequencing be used to predict disease? Quite possibly, new research suggests

Genome sequencing is currently tapped to diagnose diseases and to personalize cancer treatments. But can it also be used to predict disease? Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of genetics...

Genome sequencing is currently tapped to diagnose diseases and to personalize cancer treatments. But can it also be used to predict disease? Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of genetics...

Published on
The “exposome” revealed: a barrage of bacteria, chemicals, microscopic animals and more

For two years straight, Michael Snyder, MD, professor and chair of genetics at Stanford, sported a peculiar accessory — a little gray box strapped to his bicep. The rather mundane-looking...

For two years straight, Michael Snyder, MD, professor and chair of genetics at Stanford, sported a peculiar accessory — a little gray box strapped to his bicep. The rather mundane-looking...

Published on
NASA Twins Study: A tale of two Kellys

...in space. At Stanford, Michael Snyder, MD, and a team of researchers characterized the molecular shifts in both Kellys; they examined the immune-, metabolic- and protein production-related stresses imposed by...

...in space. At Stanford, Michael Snyder, MD, and a team of researchers characterized the molecular shifts in both Kellys; they examined the immune-, metabolic- and protein production-related stresses imposed by...

Whole genome sequencing has been touted as the cornerstone of personalized medicine for a few years now. But Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, has his eye on an even bigger...

Whole genome sequencing has been touted as the cornerstone of personalized medicine for a few years now. But Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, has his eye on an even bigger...

Published on
Continuous blood sugar monitoring suggests even “healthy” people need to mind their carbs

...Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of genetics at Stanford, led the work, which was published online in PLOS Biology. As he explains in our release: 'We saw that some...

...Michael Snyder, PhD, professor and chair of genetics at Stanford, led the work, which was published online in PLOS Biology. As he explains in our release: 'We saw that some...

As you may recall reading about, Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, collected and analyzed billions of individual bits of data about his own body, and unexpectedly tracked the onset of...

As you may recall reading about, Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, collected and analyzed billions of individual bits of data about his own body, and unexpectedly tracked the onset of...

...our physical state at any point in time. And all that information makes for a lot of data if, like genetics professor Michael Snyder, PhD, you collected it 75 times...

...our physical state at any point in time. And all that information makes for a lot of data if, like genetics professor Michael Snyder, PhD, you collected it 75 times...

Published on

Geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, has a thing for ‘omes.’ He’s studied genomes, transcriptomes, proteomes and microbiomes. Each term represents looking at something (DNA, RNA, proteins or microorganisms on a grand...

Geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, has a thing for ‘omes.’ He’s studied genomes, transcriptomes, proteomes and microbiomes. Each term represents looking at something (DNA, RNA, proteins or microorganisms on a grand...

Published on
What healthy looks like: New study offers clues based on personalized tracking

...what 'healthy' looks like at an individual biochemical level," said Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, in a recent Stanford news release. As part of an international collaboration, Snyder used big...

...what 'healthy' looks like at an individual biochemical level," said Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, in a recent Stanford news release. As part of an international collaboration, Snyder used big...

While family medical history can provide important information about your risk of specific health concerns, there are cases where this method of prevention can be incomplete. Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder,...

While family medical history can provide important information about your risk of specific health concerns, there are cases where this method of prevention can be incomplete. Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder,...

Published on
What chemicals or critters do you encounter daily? Stanford researchers are taking a look

...Francisco. But Stanford professor and chair of genetics Michael Snyder, MD, is flipping that notion on its head. He and postdoctoral scholar Chao Jiang, PhD, have devised a way to...

...Francisco. But Stanford professor and chair of genetics Michael Snyder, MD, is flipping that notion on its head. He and postdoctoral scholar Chao Jiang, PhD, have devised a way to...

It's a big day in comparative biology. Researchers around the country, including Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, are publishing the results of a massive collaboration meant to suss out the...

It's a big day in comparative biology. Researchers around the country, including Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, are publishing the results of a massive collaboration meant to suss out the...

Published on