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Genetics Unzipped podcast: Up The Garden Path

Posted by , on 11 June 2019

Get lost in the Valley of Hybridisation in the Genetics Society’s medal-winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Seeds of a Great Idea

Posted by , on 23 May 2019

We take the train with William Bateson, seek the secrets of snapdragons and build an army of MinIONs.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Zero Dollar Genome

Posted by , on 9 May 2019

In this episode of Genetics Unzipped we talk to pioneering geneticist George Church about his plans for the ‘Zero Dollar Genome.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The case of the missing chromosomes

Posted by , on 8 May 2019

Everyone knows that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. But back in the 1930s, the correct answer would have been 24. So what happened?

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Darwin vs Mendel

Posted by , on 8 May 2019

In this episode of Genetics Unzipped we ask, what would have happened if Darwin had read Mendel? And what if they’d been on Twitter?

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Not just 'the wife' - the overlooked stories of women in genetics

Posted by , on 30 March 2019

In this episode from our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we’re telling the often-overlooked stories of four women who helped to shape the science of life: Esther Lederberg, Harriet ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast - Interview with Mary-Claire King

Posted by , on 20 March 2019

In this episode of Genetics Unzipped we have a very special interview with leading geneticist Mary-Claire King.

Genetics Unzipped podcast - Supermodels of science

Posted by , on 28 February 2019

 In this episode from our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we’re entering the glamorous world of modelling, meeting the supermodels… of science. We’re taking a look at some of ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast - 006 - Big Fat Failure

Posted by , on 23 February 2019

In this episode we’re looking at the genetics of failure – why we fail to lose weight thanks to our genes, and why ignoring genetic information and DNA diversity leads ...

"En Fase Experimental": a fresh podcast with an insiders view of science

Posted by , on 13 February 2019

Every fortnight, between the British Library and the St Pancras station, inside a wooden room in the ground floor of the Francis Crick Institute, four scientists discuss the present breakthroughs ...