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Genetics Unzipped - When 'Becky' met Bateson: Edith Rebecca Saunders, the mother of British plant genetics

Posted by , on 24 October 2019

Unearthing the story of Edith Rebecca Saunders, the 'mother of British plant genetics'.

Genetics Unzipped - Exploring the poop-ome, from microbiomes to metagenomics

Posted by , on 10 October 2019

We’re getting our hands dirty by delving into the poop-ome - the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts and make up what’s known as the microbiome.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Take a trip in the genetic time machine

Posted by , on 1 August 2019

Take a trip in a genetic time machine, discovering the origins of ancient human populations and exploring the future of personal genome sequencing. 

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Interview with Paul Nurse

Posted by , on 9 July 2019

In this episode we’re celebrating the Genetics Society's centenary with past president and Nobel laureate, Sir Paul Nurse.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genetics by numbers

Posted by , on 20 June 2019

We’re unravelling the story of the double helix, cracking the triplet code, and sketching out a Punnett square.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Up The Garden Path

Posted by , on 11 June 2019

Get lost in the Valley of Hybridisation in the Genetics Society’s medal-winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The case of the missing chromosomes

Posted by , on 8 May 2019

Everyone knows that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. But back in the 1930s, the correct answer would have been 24. So what happened?

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Not just 'the wife' - the overlooked stories of women in genetics

Posted by , on 30 March 2019

In this episode from our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we’re telling the often-overlooked stories of four women who helped to shape the science of life: Esther Lederberg, Harriet ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast - Interview with Mary-Claire King

Posted by , on 20 March 2019

In this episode of Genetics Unzipped we have a very special interview with leading geneticist Mary-Claire King.

Genetics Unzipped podcast - Supermodels of science

Posted by , on 28 February 2019

 In this episode from our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we’re entering the glamorous world of modelling, meeting the supermodels… of science. We’re taking a look at some of ...

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