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A Child's Shattered Chromosomes Illustrate the Value of Supportive Therapies

A CHILD'S SHATTERED CHROMOSOMES ILLUSTRATE THE VALUE OF SUPPORTIVE THERAPIES

To a trained eye, the chromosome chart above has 4 irregularities, circled in red. They're chromosome pairs of uneven size. The chromosomes...

ASSESSORF: COMBINING EVOLUTIONARY CONSERVATION AND PROTEOMICS TO ASSESS PROKARYOTIC GENE PREDICTIONS

AbstractMotivationA core task of genomics is to identify the boundaries of protein coding genes, which may cover over 90% of a prokaryote's...

 
 
 

GLOBAL GENES REPORT FINDS TECHNOLOGY RESHAPING THE RARE DISEASE LANDSCAPE, BUT NON-SCIENTIFIC CHALLENGES THREATEN TO IMPEDE PROGRESS

Report seeks to foster creative thinking and new approaches to addressing obstacles to patients getting the answers and care they need ALISO...

SURVEY REFLECTS US PUBLIC VIEWS, KNOWLEDGE ON GENE DRIVES

A team from North Carolina University and University of Wisconsin-Madison released the results of their survey about gene drives, and...

 
 
 

AVEXIS INC.: SENIOR SCIENTIST, PROCESS SCIENCE - ANALYTICAL SCIENCES

AveXis Inc.: OverviewReady to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated...

PROS AND CONS OF GENETIC SCISSORS

Crispr technology has greatly facilitated gene editing. Associate Professor Thorsten Müller from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Dr. Hassan...

 
 
 

A PUTATIVE AGO PROTEIN, OSAGO17, POSITIVELY REGULATES GRAIN SIZE AND GRAIN WEIGHT THROUGH OSMIR397B IN RICE

Abstract Argonaute proteins and small RNAs are core components of the RNA‐induced silencing complex. It has been reported that miRNAs...

ZMILI1 REGULATES LEAF ANGLE BY DIRECTLY AFFECTING LIGULELESS1 EXPRESSION IN MAIZE

Abstract The leaf angle in a plant canopy has a significant impact on the reflectance, transmittance and absorption of solar light...

 
 
 

AOA AND AOB COMMUNITIES RESPOND DIFFERENTLY TO CHANGES OF SOIL PH UNDER LONG-TERM FERTILIZATION

Abstract Archaeal and bacterial ammonia-oxidizers drive the first step of nitrification, ammonia oxidation. Despite their importance,...

RENEGADE GENES CAUGHT RED-HANDED

Potentially dangerous genes embedded within human DNA were once thought to be locked down by helpful DNA structures called heterochromatin....

 
 
 

HARNESSING TOMATO JUMPING GENES COULD HELP SPEED-BREED DROUGHT-RESISTANT CROPS

Researchers from the University of Cambridge's Sainsbury Laboratory and Department of Plant Sciences have discovered that drought stress...

SUBTYPE-SPECIFIC TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATORS IN BREAST TUMORS SUBJECTED TO GENETIC AND EPIGENETIC ALTERATIONS

AbstractMotivationBreast cancer consists of multiple distinct tumor subtypes, and results from epigenetic and genetic aberrations that...

 
 
 

QUBIC2: A NOVEL AND ROBUST BICLUSTERING ALGORITHM FOR ANALYSES AND INTERPRETATION OF LARGE-SCALE RNA-SEQ DATA

AbstractMotivationThe biclustering of large-scale gene expression data holds promising potential for detecting condition-specific functional...

A PURELY BIOINFORMATIC PIPELINE FOR THE PREDICTION OF MAMMALIAN ODORANT RECEPTOR GENE ENHANCERS

In most mammals, a vast array of genes coding for chemosensory receptors mediates olfaction. Odorant receptor genes generally constitute...

 
 
 
At 16 Hours, Ken Burns' Country Music Ain't Nearly Long Enough

AT 16 HOURS, KEN BURNS' COUNTRY MUSIC AIN'T NEARLY LONG ENOUGH

There's a moment three episodes into Ken Burns' new eight-episode/16-hour binge-doc Country Music when I had to hit pause. Ernest Tubb,...

Novel Gene Therapy may Help Functional Recovery After Stroke

NOVEL GENE THERAPY MAY HELP FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY AFTER STROKE

NeuroD1-based gene therapy turns glial cells into neurons, repairing the damage that results from stroke and significantly improve...

 
 
 
Michael Kors Shares His Optimistic View of America for Spring 2020

MICHAEL KORS SHARES HIS OPTIMISTIC VIEW OF AMERICA FOR SPRING 2020

If you haven't seen the 1949 movie version of the musical "On the Town," starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra as sailors on a 24-hour...

This Fashion Month, Learn About the Benefits of GMO Cotton

THIS FASHION MONTH, LEARN ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF GMO COTTON

Even as this year's New York Fashion Week comes to a close, it's important to remember that all of September is considered Fashion...

 
 
 

RAISING A GLASS TO GRAPES' SURPRISING GENETIC DIVERSITY

Here's a discovery well worth toasting: A research team led by Professor Brandon Gaut with the University of California, Irvine and...

KLEINER, GV DRIVE GENE EDITING STARTUP TRUCODE TO $34M ROUND

Kleiner Perkins and GV have powered Trucode Gene Repair to a $34 million financing round. Trucode will use the money to advance gene...