Research Trend
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 ›
Research Trend
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 ›
Breaking News
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 ›
Latest Discovery
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 ›
Effects of invisible viruses
Viruses are pseudo-living organisms which inhabit and influence virtually every type of plant and animal cell. In some contexts, viral infection has obvious and... Read More ›
Knock it down or knock it out?
In solving the mystery of gene function, there is no more important clue than the phenotype of inactivating the gene of interest. With a plethora of methods available... Read More ›
Transposons, and why you should love them
The vast majority of biomedical and genetics research is focused on the function of proteins and proteins-coding genes. However, only a few percent of the... Read More ›