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Cell Bio 2022-An ASCB|EMBO Meeting

Posted by , on 6 April 2022

December 3-7, 2022 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC Returning in person in 2022—this mid-sized unique joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and ...

Genetics Unzipped: On Growth and Form: The extraordinary life and work of D’Arcy Thompson

Posted by , on 10 February 2022

In this episode, we’re exploring the life and work of D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson - one of the first scientists to bring together the worlds of mathematics and biology in the ...

SP7: another small step toward understanding its mechanisms of action

Posted by , on 7 February 2022

During embryonic development, bone formation begins with the condensation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). In a few places of our body, such as in the skull and the shoulder blades, ...

Genetics Unzipped: The natural lottery - How our genes shape our lives

Posted by , on 2 December 2021

We explore how genetic variations might affect our chances in life, and what - if anything - we should do with this information.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Wired for sound - the genetics of music

Posted by , on 4 November 2021

We're getting in harmony with the science of music. Is there a music gene? Does musical talent really run in families? And how does the inability to perceive music impact ...

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: Six toed cats and cyclops lambs - the story of Sonic Hedgehog

Posted by , on 1 July 2021

From six-toed cats to cyclops lambs, the Sonic Hedgehog gene has a fascinating history, as well as a whole bunch of interesting developmental biology behind it.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Why me? Searching for genetic susceptibility to chronic fatigue syndrome and pain

Posted by , on 17 June 2021

We discover how researchers are using genetics to understand more about what’s going on in long-term debilitating conditions including ME/CFS and chronic pain.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes to drugs to bugs - How genetic engineering is used to make medicines

Posted by , on 3 June 2021

We discover how researchers have used genetic engineering to turn genes into lifesaving drugs such as insulin, and monoclonal antibodies for treating autoimmune conditions, cancer and infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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

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