DNA Miners Company Profile

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DNA MINERSis located in Houston TX. It is owned and operated by Patricia Castro Ph.D.Dr. Castro received her Ph.D. at the University of Texas-Health Science Center in Houston TX in 2001. She has worked in the field of genetics and physical mapping since 1992. Over the past 8 years, she has developed a strong expertise in using genomic tools and databases. Completion of the human genome sequence has created a new era in science. A challenge facing researchers today is to analyze the data that has been generated by the Human Genome Project.


1127 Eldridge Pkwy. #300-115
United States of America


Phone: 832-476-8701

News Articles [13 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

FTSE 100 movers: Miners rally as copper surges; Shire in the black

London's FTSE 100 was up 0.3% to 7,615.15, hitting a fresh record in afternoon trade on Wednesday amid holiday-thinned volumes, with miners providing much of the upside. Heavily-weighted mining sto...

Keith Barron Wants to Mine U3O8 'Cheep'

December 13, 2017 More mining companies should follow the example of the garimpeiro miners of Brazil who mine until they fail to make a profit, says Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold, who discusses one gold an...

South Africa gold miners seen close to silicosis lawsuit settlement

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A 9 billion rand ($755 million) class action suit brought against gold producers in South Africa by miners suffering from fatal lung disease is likely to be settled "within month...

Mining Global Market Report 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Executive Summary Internet of Things technology gives miners greater insights on the working condition of their equipment. Read more...

Coal miners frustrated as Trump administration suspends health study

The administration cancelled a study on the short- and long-term health risks of extensive coal mining in Appalachia, citing budget constraints.

New Cluster Of Cases Tells Story Of A Black Lung Epidemic That Is Emerging In Appalachia

The severity of the disease among miners at the Virginia clinics “knocked us back on our heels,” said David J. Blackley, an epidemiologist at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Hea...

South Africa gold miners' silicosis lawsuit settlement expected within six weeks

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand ($420 million)...

New research project to determine why mine dust-related lung diseases are on the rise

The passage of critical mine health and safety legislation in the late 1960s, along with advances in technology and safety practices, helped to decrease the prevalence of lung diseases for miners. But...

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PubMed Articles [19 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Coal miner participation in a job transfer program designed to prevent progression of pneumoconiosis, United States, 1986-2016.

The Part 90 program was designed to prevent progression of pneumoconiosis in U.S. coal miners by establishing their right to transfer to a less dusty job in the mine. We calculated the proportion of P...

Predictors of antimalarial self-medication in illegal gold miners in French Guiana: a pathway towards artemisinin resistance.

Malaria is endemic in French Guiana (FG), South America. Despite the decrease in cases in the local population, illegal gold miners are very affected by malaria (22.3% of them carried Plasmodium spp.)...

Linking Compensation and Health Surveillance Data Sets to Improve Knowledge of US Coal Miners' Health.

Increase knowledge of US coal miners' respiratory health by linking data from the black lung benefits program (BLBP) and the coal workers' health surveillance program (CWHSP).

Associations of polymorphisms in the cytokine genes IL1β (rs16944), IL6 (rs1800795), IL12b (rs3212227) and growth factor VEGFA (rs2010963) with anthracosilicosis in coal miners in Russia and related genotoxic effects.

Anthracosilicosis (AS), a prevalent form of pneumoconiosis among coal miners, results from the accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust. This study investigated genotoxic ...

Feasibility, Acceptability And Adherence With Short Term Hiv Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis In Female Sexual Partners Of Migrant Miners In Mozambique.

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) offers protection from HIV acquisition if taken as prescribed. We evaluated the feasibility, acceptability and adherence with short-term PrEP among female sexual partne...

Clinical Trials [2 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Nested Case-Control Study of Lung Cancer and Diesel Exhaust Among Non-Metal Miners

Diesel exhaust has been classified as a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and as a potential carcinogen by the National Institute for Occupational Safe...

Development of a Biologic Specimen Bank for the Study of Early Markers of Lung Cancer Among Tin Miners in Yunnan, China

The overall goal of this project is to identify strategies to reduce lung cancer incidence and mortality. Using a high-risk occupational cohort, our specific objectives are 1) to establis...

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DNA Miners

DNA MINERSis located in Houston TX. It is owned and operated by Patricia Castro Ph.D.Dr. Castro received her Ph.D. at the University of Texas-Health Science Center in Houston TX in 2001. She has worke...

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