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Treating Cystic Fibrosis: To Splice or Not to Splice?

Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder, caused by the dysfunction of the CF transmembrane conductance […]

World of Genomics: India

The Republic of India is the most populous democracy in the world, and is a highly diverse country with thousands […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

A Spotlight On: Rare Disease – Marshall Summar, Director of the Rare Disease Institute at the Children’s National Hospital

Marshall Summar is Director of the Rare Disease Institute at the Children’s National Hospital. He runs the genetics and metabolism […]

New study implicates somatic mutations in neurological disorders

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Research focusing on neurological disorders has become more frequent in recent years. However, there […]

Non-canonical Variants: The Dark Horse of Rare Genetic Diseases

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer By the end of 2018, Genomics England had completed their 100,000 Genome Project (100KGP), […]

Tabula Sapiens: A comprehensive human cell atlas

Researchers have created an atlas, named Tabular Sapiens, for over 400 distinct cell types in humans. Published in Science, the […]

Applying RNA-sequencing Technology to Cancer and Rare Diseases

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper in Molecular Biology Reports has recently reviewed the latest RNA sequencing technologies, […]

Exploring Uncharted (RNA) Territory

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Cancer transcriptomics has transformed our understanding of tumour biology. Yet even the most up-to-date […]

‘Junk DNA’: Age of Intron 

If I cast my mind back to studying biology at school, the message was very clear: DNA contains genes, and […]