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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 ...

Genetics Unzipped - The future is now: Curing HIV, advancing CRISPR therapies, predatory phages for superbug infections

Posted by , on 7 November 2019

Exploring the latest advances in health technology such as CRISPR-based gene therapies, infection-fighting bacteriophage and a cure for HIV.

CRISPR-Cas9 – what’s left to know?

Posted by , on 8 August 2019

This post was originally posted on the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine’s blog Dominic Owens, PhD student in the De Bruijn group at MRC MHU, recounts how puzzling results and a fortuitous ...

CRISPR babies: a view from the centre of the storm

Posted by , on 8 February 2019

This article by Robin Lovell-Badge, published this week in Development, gives a front-row view of the CRISPR babies scandal from last year. When the story broke, we collated reactions from ...

The reported birth of CRISPR-edited humans: reactions from the field

Posted by , on 29 November 2018

One scientific story has dominated the news this week: the first report of CRISPR-edited human babies being born. In an associated Node post, we’ve collected the most useful links we ...

The reported birth of CRISPR-edited humans: useful links

Posted by , on 29 November 2018

One scientific story has dominated the news this week: the first report of CRISPR-edited human babies being born. The story’s scientific and ethical aspects stirred up heated debate, as did ...

Senior Research Position (Boston, MA)

Posted by , on 27 June 2018

The DRSC/TRiP Functional Genomics Resources in the Perrimon group at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA, is seeking a highly motivated senior-level research technician to join our team. The ...

The Curious Case of Protocadherin 19 Epilepsy

Posted by , on 12 March 2018

Daniel Pederick & Paul Thomas Comment on our paper: Pederick, et al. 2018. Abnormal Cell Sorting Underlies the Unique X-Linked Inheritance of PCDH19 Epilepsy. Neuron 97 (1).   Here we ...

The future of human reproduction: Stepping back from visions of Gattaca

Posted by , on 16 January 2018

The impact of developmental biology on society is particularly acute when it comes to reproduction – research informs efforts to assist reproduction and understand what happens when pregnancy goes wrong. ...

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