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Palmitoylation the key to redhead melanoma risk
Around 100 million people worldwide have red hair due to the variants of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) gene they carry. In addition to affecting hair color... Read More ›
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Inducing regeneration
In many ways, regeneration is the ‘holy grail’ of medical research. To be able to completely heal from injuries and to regrow lost organs or tissues is a feat that most mammals are generally not capable of. Read More ›
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Controlling when and where: Conditional and inducible gene expression
In the early days of engineered animal models, simple knockout and transgenic micewere used to examine gene function. Researchers... Read More ›
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Optogenetics: Light-control of genes, pathways, and cells
Optogenenetics refers to a family of techniques which allow modulation of biological processes using light. Over the past 12 years, optogenetics has... Read More ›
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Making mice live longer, then humans
Invariably, everyone gets old. However, as a true testament to human stubbornness, research toward a “cure” for aging has never stopped. Over the past... Read More ›
Rare Genomics Institute Announces Winners of BeHEARD Rare Disease Challenge
Washington, D.C. June 21, 2017. The Rare Genomics (RG) Institute is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 BeHEARD (Helping Empower and... Read More ›
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CRISPR-modified mice have widespread and unexplained mutations
The advent of CRISPR-mediated genome-editing has revolutionized the generation of genetically modified animal models. In the few short years since... Read More ›
Latest Discovery
CRISPR-based unicellular computer
A major goal of synthetic biology is to design and build digital genetic circuits inside cells, effectively programming cellular functions. Achieved this... Read More ›
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Healing a broken heart
Reduced heart function due to aging and disease is a major health problem. Heart attacks can have devastating impacts, often leading to the death of the... Read More ›
Cyagen Biosciences and Vivo Bio Tech partner to provide easy access to Genomic Technologies to Indian Biomedical R&D
Santa Clara, USA and Hyderabad, India, Thursday, September 1, 2016 – Cyagen Biosciences and Vivo Bio Tech announced that they have entered... Read More ›