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Genetics Unzipped podcast: Sickness and susceptibility – the ancient war between genes and disease

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The eyes have it – saving sight, from genetics to gene therapy

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, supported by the UK Medical Research Council, Kat Arney and stay-at-home roving […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Cancer Ladies – Maud Slye and Pauline Gross

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney tells the stories of two women – one a scientist fascinated […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Out Standing In the Field – the highs and lows of genetics fieldwork

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped our stay-at-home roving reporter Georgia Mills presenter talks to four researchers who’ve been […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: From one generation to the next – the life and work of Dame Anne McLaren

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped presenter Dr Kat Arney reflects on the life and work of Dame Anne […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Out of Africa – uncovering history and diversity in the human genome

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped presenter Kat Arney takes a virtual trip to Africa to explore the genetic […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Twisted history – the true story of the double helix

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped we’re unwinding history to uncover some of the less well-known stories behind the […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Involving Patients in Genomics Research

“Nothing about me without me!” is the rallying cry for patient involvement in research. In the latest episode of Genetics […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Accidental Invention of Genetic Fingerprinting

Alec Jeffreys, a geneticist working at the University of Leicester, never intended to invent genetic fingerprinting. But at 9.05am on the morning of 10th September 1984, that’s exactly what he did.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Stinky breath, superheroes and the ‘perfect genome’ – tackling myths and misconceptions about genomics

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the Genetics Society podcast, Kat Arney takes a look at some of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding genomics and genetic tests. Are mutations always bad? If you’re more like your mum, does that mean you’ve inherited more of her genes? And is there such a thing as a perfect genome?