Home Tags Genetic Research

Genetic Research Related Content

likelihood of suicide, bipolar disorder

Genetic predisposition to trauma can increase likelihood of suicide

Scientists reveal that individuals with bipolar disorder, who are also genetically likely to have trauma, have an increased likelihood of suicide.
rare genetic mutation, cell communication

Scientists find rare genetic mutation which can cause epilepsy

A team at The University of Queensland, studying brain cells, discovered how a rare genetic mutation can cause epilepsy.
gene therapy field

What are the challenges surrounding gene therapy today?

Dr Jen Vanderhoven, Director, National Horizons Centre, Teesside University, sheds some light on how the gene therapy field can progress in the face of funding challenges and skills shortages.
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

UC Davis Department of Molecular Biosciences

The Department of Molecular Biosciences serves as the academic home for all nutritional, physiological chemistry, and pharmacologic and toxicologic programs of the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. The goal of the Department of Molecular Biosciences is to study fundamental biological processes and their perturbations by mutations, nutrition, drugs...

Scientists identify gene that could protect against severe COVID

A team at Newcastle University have identified a gene, HLA-DRB1*04:01, which could be responsible for individuals who are asymptomatic - suggesting that the gene offers some protection against severe COVID.
techniques of genetic modification

COVID-19 vaccines & genetic modification

Graham Brookes, Agricultural Economist with PG Economics, UK, charts how the development and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, derived using techniques of genetic modification, highlight ideological inconsistency and hypocrisy.
next generation sequencing

Ground-breaking technology: Next generation sequencing

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, provides a portrait of a ground-breaking technology, next-generation sequencing, starting with a brief snapshot.
GE crops

GE crops: Biotech and novel food safety conflicts

Dr Richard E. Goodman of the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program discusses GE crops and the US FDA, EFSA and CODEX international guidelines
restore eyesight, gene therapy

Scientists successfully use gene therapy to restore eyesight 

Scientists in France have partially restored the eyesight of a blind man, using gene therapy - he is now able to identify blurry shapes.
diabetes vaccine, type 1 diabetes

Scientists think protein injection could be diabetes vaccine

The idea is still at an early stage, but initial clinical study results show that immunotherapy against type 1 diabetes could function as a 'diabetes vaccine.'
target of COVID-19, brain

The Brain: an unexpeted target of COVID-19

Here, Professor Pamela Lein at University of California, Davis, discusses the relatively unexplored issue of the human brain as a target of COVID-19.
uk mutation, b117

UK mutation 45% more infectious than original COVID-19

The UK mutation of COVID-19, aka B117, has been found by scientists to be 45% more infectious than the original form of the virus.
late blight disease, genetic

Defeating late blight disease of potato in sub-Saharan Africa

Three academic experts, including Richard E. Goodman from the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, shed light on defeating late blight disease of potato in sub-Saharan Africa, starting with a brief introduction to the crop in question.
huntington's disease research, cell biology

Huntington’s disease (HD) research

Dr. James E Goldman and Dr. Osama Al-Dalahmah from the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University, provide an in-depth perspective on Huntington’s disease (HD) research.
biological tissues, biology

Next-generation sequencing to analyse biological tissues

Richie Kohman, Synthetic Biology Platform Lead at Wyss Institute at Harvard, explains the use of next-generation sequencing to analyse biological tissues in a spatially resolved context.
plant biotechnology, meat industry

Cell Culture: Disrupting the Meat Industry

Dr. Björn Örvar from ORF Genetics, enlightens us on the firm’s innovative plant biotechnology offerings, derived from barley plants.
mice artificial wombs, mice embryos

Israeli scientists grow mice in artificial wombs outside the body

In a significant breakthrough for life science, Israeli scientists have succeeded in growing mice embryos in artificial wombs - completely outside the body.
click chemistry, RNA ligation

Application of ‘click chemistry’ ligation techniques to modified DNA and RNA

Professor Afaf El-Sagheer and Professor Tom Brown from the Department of Chemistry, Suez University and Oxford University describe their research, including the application of ‘click chemistry’ conjugation techniques to DNA.
cured of HIV, living with HIV

‘London patient’ becomes second person permanently cured of HIV

The 'London patient' joins the 'Berlin patient' as the second person in history to be cured of HIV, which is achieved via transplant of rare HIV-resistant stem cells.
low glycemic rice, diabetes

The hard solution to develop low glycemic rice for diabetes

Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, reveals the hard solution to develop low glycemic rice for diabetes, starting with comment on soft-texture white rice as a health risk factor.

Follow Open Access Government