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Kat Arney

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Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes to drugs to bugs - How genetic engineering is used to make medicines

Posted by , on 3 June 2021

We discover how researchers have used genetic engineering to turn genes into lifesaving drugs such as insulin, and monoclonal antibodies for treating autoimmune conditions, cancer and infectious diseases like COVID-19.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night - the genetics of bats

Posted by , on 20 May 2021

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking to the night skies with a closer look at the genetics of bats

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes and giants - the science of big and small

Posted by , on 6 May 2021

Kat Arney takes a look at the genetics of giants and the science of small. Why do some species grow so large? What’s the genetic legacy behind Charles Byrne and ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Making better medicines - unlocking the promise of genomics for drug discovery

Posted by , on 22 April 2021

We’re finding out how researchers are unlocking the information hidden within the human genome to develop better medicines.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of CRISPR

Posted by , on 8 April 2021

We’re taking a look at the history of gene editing, from the early days of restriction enzymes in the 1960s through to the CRISPR revolution and the very latest base ...