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Genetics Unzipped: An Evolutionary Revolutionary: Alfred Russel Wallace and the discovery of natural selection

Posted by , on 7 September 2023

We’re exploring the epic life of Alfred Russel Wallace; adventurer, naturalist and co-discoverer of natural selection. Biologist and author, Jim Costa, recounts the life of this often forgotten founding father ...

Genetics Unzipped: Vax to the future: The science of DNA and RNA vaccines

Posted by , on 24 August 2023

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we're going "Vax to the Future" to look at the science behind DNA and RNA vaccines. How do they work? What ...

"I am a developmental biologist"

Posted by , on 22 August 2023

I didn’t become aware of developmental biology (DevBio) until a lecture during my first year of undergraduate studies. From that moment on, however, I was hooked and even changed my ...

Communicating basic science — is it unique?

Posted by , on 15 August 2023

Five takeaways from ‘SciPEP 2023: New Insights for Communicating Basic Science’.

Genetics Unzipped: Double helix double crossing? What really happened between Rosalind Franklin, James Watson and Francis Crick

Posted by , on 10 August 2023

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, Kat Arney chats with Professor Matthew Cobb about what really happened between James Watson, Francis Crick and Rosalind Franklin during the ...

Genetics Unzipped: Cordelia Langford - Making Big Science Happen

Posted by , on 27 July 2023

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re going behind the scenes at the Sanger Institute with Cordelia Langford, Director of Scientific Operations, to find out what it ...

The Fellowship of Impact and Public Engagement

Posted by , on 21 July 2023

Last week, I attended the LMB-VBC Graduate Life Sciences Symposium in Cambridge, UK. Besides its wonderful academic programme, this symposium also included a workshop and panel discussion that touched on ...

Genetics Unzipped: Tracking COVID and tackling obesity: Meet this year’s Genetics Society award winners

Posted by , on 13 July 2023

We’re chatting with two of this year’s Genetics Society award winners - Cecilia Lindgren, who’s an expert on the genetics of obesity and metabolic disorders, and Lucy van Dorp, who ...

Unveiling the Unseen: Organizing a Science Art Exhibition

Posted by , on 12 July 2023

Organizing an art exhibition, especially a solo one, is an intimidating but truly exciting experience. For me, as a scientist and artist, the journey of curating a science art exhibition ...

“Science and Social Media. Are they really compatible?”

Posted by , on 11 July 2023

Reflections on a social media workshop that was part of the Society for Experimental Biology Centenary Conference 2023.

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