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Vulnerable genes may combat antibiotic resistance

Target-based antibiotics act on the products of essential genes but rarely result in bacterial death. A new study published in […]

Novel telomerase regulator may be involved in ageing and cancer

Researchers have discovered a repetitive and highly variable DNA sequence that regulates telomerase activity, illuminating a genetic and molecular basis […]

A Spotlight On: Science Communication – Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan Roberts is a Registered Genetic Counsellor at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and a Researcher at the Society and Ethics […]

A Spotlight On: Gene Therapy – Carolyn Chapman

Carolyn Riley Chapman is a Bioethicist and Faculty Affiliate with the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Grossman School of […]

Genome Giants: Heidi Rehm – Chief Genomics Officer, Mass General Hospital

Heidi Rehm is the Chief Genomics Officer in the Department of Medicine and at the Center for Genomic Medicine at […]

Genome Giants – Janet Thornton – Senior Scientist and Director Emeritus at EBI

Dame Janet Thornton is a Senior Scientist and Emeritus Director of EMBL-EBI. Thornton is a pioneer in structural bioinformatics, having […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Foodomics – Olivia McAuliffe

Olivia McAuliffe is a Principal Scientist at the Teagasc Food Research Centre in Ireland. Her team explores the genetics and […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Cloning and all things Dolly the Sheep – Bill Ritchie

Bill Ritchie is a retired embryologist who carried out the cloning procedure that led to the creation of Dolly the […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: De-extinction and the Woolly Mammoth Revival Project – Eriona Hysolli

Eriona Hysolli is a former Postdoctoral Researcher at the George Church Lab in Harvard Medical School. Hysolli was involved in […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genetics and Obesity – Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core […]