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Horizontal gene transfer shapes infant microbiome

A recent paper, published in the journal Cell, has shown how the maternal microbiome can influence the functional capacity of […]

Researchers identify first known gene transfer between plants and insects

A recent study has described how a whitefly uses a stolen plant gene to elude its host’s defences – representing […]

AI identifies genetic targets for therapy with limited transcriptomic data

Understanding the regulatory networks between genes is a powerful way of uncovering mechanisms and therapeutic targets for disease. A study […]

A gene-therapy approach for obesity

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of Barcelona, have developed […]

Gene-editing: A Controversial Legacy

The field of genetics is a relatively young science, beginning with Gregor Mendel’s studies on the inheritance of traits in […]

A Spotlight On: Increasing Diversity in Genetics Studies – Karoline Kuchenbaecker

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at University College London, joins us to discuss her work to increase representation in […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Conservation Genetics and the Tasmanian Devil – Paul Hohenlohe

Paul Hohenlohe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Idaho. Hohenlohe’s research focus […]

Generating a proteo-genomic map of human health

Researchers at Medical Research Council Epidemiology have carried out a genome-proteome-wide association study that targeted 4,775 distinct proteins, enabling them […]

Exosome-mediated epigenetic repression of HIV

A new study has used exosomes to deliver novel proteins into the cells of HIV infected mice to prevent the […]