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Genetics Unzipped: Would you Adam and Eve it? In search of our earliest genetic ancestors

Posted by , on 26 January 2023

We’re going back to the very genesis of our species in search of the genetic Adam and Eve. Who were they? When and where did they live? Were there really ...

Genetics Unzipped: Baby brain, baby body: The genetics (and epigenetics) of reproduction

Posted by , on 12 January 2023

We’re going back to the womb to explore the genetics of how to make babies - from finding out how birthweight is linked to the risk of diabetes to investigating ...

Call for Nominations: 2023 IZFS George Streisinger & Chi-Bin Chien Awards

Posted by , on 11 January 2023

Dear Zebrafish Community, The International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for our two prestigious annual awards – The George Streisinger and the Chi-Bin Chien ...

And now for something slightly different

Posted by , on 21 December 2022

The European Developmental Biology Congress: a distributed meeting across Oxford, Barcelona and Paris 25th - 28th September 2023

Genetics Unzipped: 2022 Unzipped

Posted by , on 15 December 2022

It’s the final episode of 2022, so we’re looking back at our favourite genetic stories of the year plus some bonus bits from our interviews that have never been heard ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Bats, boats and buried bodies: the hidden power of environmental DNA

Posted by , on 1 December 2022

In this episode we’re testing the air for tigers and digging up dead bodies as we explore the exciting new field of environmental DNA. Dr Sally Le Page chats ...

Genetics Unzipped: Birds and bees… and sardines: the genetics of animal behaviour

Posted by , on 17 November 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking a look at the birds and the bees - not like that! - from the unusual migratory habits of ...

Genetics Unzipped: Little Shop of Genetic Horrors - the evolution of carnivorous plants

Posted by , on 3 November 2022

of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking at the gruesome world of plants eating animals. There’s something unnatural about carnivorous plants. We’re so used to plants being at the ...

'Extraembryonic tissues: exploring concepts, definitions and functions across the animal kingdom'

Posted by , on 2 November 2022

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B: Extraembryonic tissues: exploring concepts, definitions and functions across the animal kingdom Compiled and edited by Guojun Sheng, Thorsten E ...

Genetics Unzipped: Past to present - Searching for evolutionary stories in ancient DNA

Posted by , on 20 October 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring what we can discover about our evolution from our DNA, and what evolutionary secrets might be contained in the ...

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