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PRMT5: synthetic lethality target in pancreatic cancer cells

A team of researchers have used targeted CRISPR screening and have identified PRMT5 as a synthetic lethality combinatorial target with […]

Round-up: COVID-19 October 2020 (Part Two)

As the UK, falls into stricter lockdown rules city by city, people are anxiously questioning when this will all be […]

Move over Cas9: Introducing Cascade-Cas3 system

It has been over two weeks since Professors Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna received The Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, Director of the US National Human Genome […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: On Fridays we wear pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and on Friday (23rd October) charities are encouraging individuals to wear pink to raise […]

Myths and facts

Fake news and misinformation within medicine and healthcare is a serious problem. The advent and popularisation of social media has […]

An up-close view of HIV

Researchers have recreated the first steps of infection by HIV in a test tube, providing an up-close access to the […]

Cryptic exon in mice is essential for male sex determination

An international collaboration with The University of Queensland has found a hidden DNA fragment that is critical for male sex […]

Non-Genetic Mechanisms of Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer

Therapeutic resistance has repeatedly proved itself to be an unconquerable barrier for curative cancer treatment. However, recent investigations have challenged […]

Potential drug targets for paediatric germ cell tumours

Researchers have performed a comprehensive genetic analysis and identified potential drug targets for paediatric germ cell tumours (GCTs). Germ cell […]