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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: 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?

PhD – Bacterial symbiosis in deep-sea annelids

Posted by , on 11 March 2019

Background Mutualistic relationships between bacteria and complex organisms have repeatedly evolved and this has allowed host organisms to exploit new environments and foods. One of the most extreme and fascinating ...

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 ...

European Advanced School for Mouse Phenogenomics – pushing the boundaries of mouse genetics

Posted by , on 24 July 2015

The laboratory mouse has been a popular model in mammalian biology for obvious reasons and it has contributed to a number of landmark discoveries in biomedical research. Despite this, few ...

Of mice and men: exploring Mouse ENCODE

Posted by , on 17 December 2014

The Mouse ENCODE Project released a slew of papers late last month reporting findings from a three-year effort to comprehensively map functional elements in the mouse genome. Their major findings ...

The colon has a safety mechanism that restricts tumour formation

Posted by , on 23 June 2014

When adenomas appear in the colon, the same cells of the tissue produce a molecule that neutralizes its progression. Adenomas, which are highly prevalent in the population, provide the substrate ...

From Sequence to Function

Posted by , on 17 May 2013

  It took longer than the human genome, if by only a few years, but it has finally arrived. The sequencing of the zebrafish (Danio rerio) genome reported in Howe ...

Post-doctoral fellowship in Cologne, Germany

Posted by , on 22 April 2013

The Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) is a multidisciplinary center at the University of Cologne providing a forum that brings together physician scientists with basic researchers from the Faculty ...

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