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WhopperPhage – The huge virus with CRISPR components

Huge viruses with CRISPR-Cas and translational components have been described by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley – providing […]

“We are all billionaires in terms of our genome data” – Interview with Prof. Ernst Hafen, Professor of Systems Genetics, ETH Zurich

Professor Ernst Hafen is based at the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology at ETH Zurich. He studied the developmental and […]

Machine learning identifies epigenetic markers of Schizophrenia

We know from twin studies that Schizophrenia carries a 80% heritability risk, but haven’t yet managed to deduce exact genetic […]

Butler: Analysing genomes in the cloud

Ask Jeeves may be a thing of the past as there’s a new butler in town. Specifically, one to serve […]

Vaping and cigarette users share epigenetic hallmark

The epigenetics of people who use exclusively use vape pens versus cigarettes has been examined for the first time. Key […]

Shareable Science: The genetics of coronavirus

In early December, an outbreak of respiratory illness was reported in Wuhan, China. Scientists quickly determined the sickness was caused by a new virus from the coronavirus family. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus, China has reacted with transportation lockdowns and public health advisories.

Foundations for AI are “Critical” to our Continued Success – Interview with Dr Paul Agapow, AstraZeneca

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I am currently a Health Informatics Director at AstraZeneca. I started my […]

RNA modification – a viral hideout

Scientists show how human metapneumonia (hMPV) virus exploits RNA modification to prevent host differentiation of self and non-self RNA, thereby […]

Interview with Dr Halima Moncrieffe, Assistant Professor, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Dr Halima Moncrieffe is an Assistant Professor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, ranked top 3 in the USA, where she combines genomics with immunology to understand medication response and disease etiology. Halima is an award-winning immunologist who’s ultimate goal is to move towards a cure for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, so children can live pain-free and to their full potential

Interview with Dr Michelle Krishnan, Translational Medicine Leader in Rare Diseases, Roche

Dr Michelle Krishnan is the Translational Medicine Leading in Rare Diseases at Roche where she focuses on developing transformative therapies […]