The Duke University School of Medicine has a strong tradition of genomic discoveries. The Precision Genomics Collaboratory brings together all of the units in Duke focused on genomics research to create a multi-disciplinary community able to tackle challenges in the ever-evolving genomics landscape.

graphical respresentation of how chlamydia can evade immunityThe bacterial effector GarD shields Chlamydia trachomatis inclusions from RNF213-mediated ubiquitylation and destruction

Jörn Coers, Raphael Valdivia, Dennis Ko and colleagues ran a large genetic screen of chlamydia that identified its cloaking mechanism, which has allowed the disease to evade detection.

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