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SANGAMO THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION AT UPCOMING INVESTOR AND INDUSTRY CONFERENCES

RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that management will participate in the...

CRISPR SCREEN IDENTIFIES ZIKA-FIGHTING GENE

CRISPR gene editing is being widely adopted as a tool for genome-scale screening, and a team at the University of Texas Southwestern...

 
 
 

TOCAGEN APPOINTS MOHAMED LADHA AS VICE PRESIDENT TO ESTABLISH COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATION

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Tocagen Inc. , a clinical-stage, cancer-selective gene therapy company, today announced the...

The taller you are the more likely you are to suffer from varicose veins

THE TALLER YOU ARE THE MORE LIKELY YOU ARE TO SUFFER FROM VARICOSE VEINS

Study of more than 490,000 people by Stanford University found that the genes that code for height may also cause valves in veins to...

 
 
 

VARIATION IN ABUNDANCE OF PREDICTED RESISTANCE GENES IN THE BRASSICA OLERACEA PANGENOME

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IAmScience Wes Warren

IAMSCIENCE WES WARREN

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC When you walk into Wes Warren's office you may notice the Charles Darwin bobble head, or the platypus...

 
 
 
More than 80% of people with cancer risk genes don't know it, study warns  

MORE THAN 80% OF PEOPLE WITH CANCER RISK GENES DON'T KNOW IT, STUDY WARNS  

Genetic testing is cheaper and more accurate than ever, helping people to understand how their DNA raises cancer risks. But less than...

A Natural History Study Isn't Necessarily About Dinosaurs

A NATURAL HISTORY STUDY ISN'T NECESSARILY ABOUT DINOSAURS

Many scientists trace their childhood inspiration to the towering skeletons of dinosaurs that still reign over the regal lobbies of...

 
 
 
‘Love, Gilda' doc reveals Gilda Radner's personal demons

‘LOVE, GILDA' DOC REVEALS GILDA RADNER'S PERSONAL DEMONS

She was Roseanne Roseannadanna and Baba Wawa. She was also the wife of “Young Frankenstein” star Gene Wilder and a pioneer for women...

Calpol to children under two years old could increase risk of getting asthma

CALPOL TO CHILDREN UNDER TWO YEARS OLD COULD INCREASE RISK OF GETTING ASTHMA

Paracetamol is recommended by the NHS to treat most of childhood ailments. Researchers found one variant of the GSTP1 gene was associated...

 
 
 

CRISPR SCREEN IDENTIFIES GENE THAT HELPS CELLS RESIST WEST NILE, ZIKA VIRUSES

Researchers now report the first use of CRISPR genome-wide screening to identify a gene that helps cells resist flavivirus infection.

WHEAT GENOME BLUEPRINT ACCELERATES INNOVATION

"The wheat blueprint will enable us to decipher the genetic basis of important traits in wheat, such as genes responsible for resistance...

 
 
 

DATA-DRIVEN HUMAN TRANSCRIPTOMIC MODULES DETERMINED BY INDEPENDENT COMPONENT ANALYSIS

Analyzing the human transcriptome is crucial in advancing precision medicine, and the plethora of over half a million human microarray...

CRISPR, ViaCyte Team Up to Develop Stem Cell-Based Diabetes Therapy

CRISPR, VIACYTE TEAM UP TO DEVELOP STEM CELL-BASED DIABETES THERAPY

ViaCyte's attempts to develop a stem cell therapy for diabetes have been stymied by the immune system, which recognizes the implanted...

 
 
 
Major study uncovers 500 new genes that raise the risk of hypertension 

MAJOR STUDY UNCOVERS 500 NEW GENES THAT RAISE THE RISK OF HYPERTENSION 

Researchers from the National Institute for Health Research found that people with these newly-discovered genes are over three times...

SCREENING CLINICAL CELL PRODUCTS FOR REPLICATION COMPETENT RETROVIRUS: THE NATIONAL GENE VECTOR BIOREPOSITORY EXPERIENCE

Posted on: 17 September 2018, Replication-competent retrovirus is a safety concern for individuals treated with retroviral gene therapy....

 
 
 

PHAGE SPANINS: DIVERSITY, TOPOLOGICAL DYNAMICS AND GENE CONVERGENCE

Spanins are phage lysis proteins required to disrupt the outer membrane. Phages employ either two-component spanins or unimolecular...

Teva Wins FDA Nod for Migraine Drug, Sets Price in Line with Amgen's

TEVA WINS FDA NOD FOR MIGRAINE DRUG, SETS PRICE IN LINE WITH AMGEN'S

A Teva Pharmaceutical migraine-prevention drug has won FDA approval , the second therapy in this new drug class to receive the regulatory...

 
 
 
Y Chromosomes in the News and MeToo

Y CHROMOSOMES IN THE NEWS AND METOO

The firing of CBS CEO Leslie Moonves for his alleged history of revolting attacks on women and the upcoming one-year anniversary of...

Single gene mutation helped humans become long distance runners

SINGLE GENE MUTATION HELPED HUMANS BECOME LONG DISTANCE RUNNERS

A mutation linked to the lack of a gene called CMAH lines up with the emergence of several key changes in human ancestors' bodies,...