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Genetics

Outside the Lab Animal models

Pulling Back the Pre-Clinical Curtain

| William Aryitey

Are mouse models the best option we have?

Tools & Techniques Genetics

Metabolic Mystery Revealed

| Michael Schubert

A new GWAS shows that anorexia nervosa is not purely psychiatric – metabolic factors also play a role.

Research Field Diagnostics & prognostics

Cracking a Cold Case

| Roisin McGuigan

A 30-year-old medical puzzle leads researchers to develop a new molecular therapy.

Research Field Diagnostics & prognostics

A PCR Technique Out of Left Field

| Joanna Cummings

Using left-handed DNA to better monitor and control PCR.

Research Field Genetics

Only Gene Deep

| Han van Krieken

Advances in genomics are thrilling, but a tumor is more than a bundle of genetic information

Research Field Cell & gene therapy

DNA on the Cutting Room Floor

| Charlotte Barker

CRISPR is the new kid on the block, but do ZFNs and TALENs still have a place?

Research Field Professional development

The Synthesizer

| Jef Boeke

Jef Boeke, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at NYU

Research Field Genetics

The Impact of COMET

| Ralph Mazitschek, Stephen J. Haggarty

COMET could allow precise spatiotemporal targeting of disease-controlling mechanisms

Research Field Cancer

Retrotransposon Risks

| William Aryitey

Retrotransposons can initiate oncogenesis, with an increased risk in certain populations

Research Field Biomedical engineering

Building the Human Genome

| William Aryitey

An ambitious, large-scale project plans to fully construct a synthetic human genome

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