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Genetics Unzipped: A menagerie of malignancy - Cancer across the animal kingdom

Posted by , on 18 November 2021

We find out how studying tumours across the animal kingdom, from naked mole rats to elephants, can reveal insights into cancer in our own species.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Rarities and oddities - the strangest genetics stories of 2021

Posted by , on 21 October 2021

We look back on some of the most mind-blowing stories from the world of genetics in 2021, from Borgs to duck-billed platypuses.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Back to the beginning - Exploring the origins of life

Posted by , on 26 August 2021

We’re taking a trip back in a virtual time machine, soaking in the primordial soup to discover the origins of life.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Direwolves and Denisovans - Unearthing stories in ancient DNA.

Posted by , on 12 August 2021

We wind the clock back thousands of years to discover the stories of Denisovans and direwolves that researchers are now able to read in DNA left in bones or even ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Catching cancer - A story of devils, dogs and cannibal hamsters

Posted by , on 29 July 2021

Dr Kat Arney reads an exclusive excerpt from her recent book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life, which is out in paperback in the UK on 6th ...

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 Unnzipped podcast: Giving nature a helping hand

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

In the latest Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking a look at how humans have made our mark on the species we share the planet with.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A dominant character - The life of JBS Haldane

Posted by , on 11 February 2021

We take a look at the life of JBS Haldane, whose work, writing and dominant personality made him one of the most interesting characters of 20th century genetics.

The evolution of nerves: understanding the roots of neurodegeneration

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Application Deadline: 22 January 2021 Supervisors: Andreas Prokop, Matthew Ronshaugen, Karl Kadler Project details How to apply To develop remedial strategies for neurodegeneration in age and disease, we need to ...

Two positions open in neuroscience lab at The Crick

Posted by , on 4 September 2020

There are two open positions in my lab. We are the Neural circuits and Evolution lab at The Francis Crick Institute in London (https://prietogodinolab.org/). The  lab  employs  a  multidisciplinary  approach  to ...

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