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Data and Software Release: Target Capture and SMRT Sequencing for Alzheimer's Disease Genes

DATA AND SOFTWARE RELEASE: TARGET CAPTURE AND SMRT SEQUENCING FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE GENES

We're pleased to release a new data set along with an allele phasing GitHub software workflow for those interested in exploring SMRT...

 
 
 
Dylann Roof wants to fire his lawyers because they're not white

DYLANN ROOF WANTS TO FIRE HIS LAWYERS BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT WHITE

Racist mass murderer Dylann Roof wants to fire his lawyers - calling them “political and biological enemies” who can't be trusted -...

Student Spotlight: Nalin Samarasinghe

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: NALIN SAMARASINGHE

What drew you to Texas A&M University and particularly, the Biological and Agricultural Engineering department? After completing my...

 
 
 
 
 
 

RED FLUORESCENCE IN TWO STEPS

Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows fluorescent proteins to switch color in two phases. They are thereby laying the...

Paul Caldo IAmScience

PAUL CALDO IAMSCIENCE

By Allison Scott | Bond LSC “ IAmScience because research allows me to challenge my understanding of the world around me and strive...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab Scientists Map Key DNA Protein Complex at Near-Atomic Resolution

BERKELEY LAB SCIENTISTS MAP KEY DNA PROTEIN COMPLEX AT NEAR-ATOMIC RESOLUTION

Chalking up another success for a new imaging technology that has energized the field of structural biology, researchers at the Department...

Tata Institute for Genetics and Society Advances with Building Naming, Inaugural Chair Holders

TATA INSTITUTE FOR GENETICS AND SOCIETY ADVANCES WITH BUILDING NAMING, INAUGURAL CHAIR HOLDERS

UC San Diego celebrated the dedication of a new building for the divisions of Biological and Physical Sciences on Sept. 12 with a special...

 
 
 

IN-VITRO EVALUATION OF POLYLACTIC ACID MANUFACTURED BY FUSED DEPOSITION MODELING

With additive manufacturing individual and biocompatible implants can be generated by using suitable materials. The aim of this study...

Alumni Profile, Berkeley Molecular and Cell Biology

ALUMNI PROFILE, BERKELEY MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY

It's been a long time since I got my doctorate in molecular biology at the University of California Berkeley, so I was especially pleased...

 
 
 

JUNIOR-ASSISTANT SPECIALIST IN MCDB DEPARTMENT AT UCSC

The Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a...

Cotton gin trash finding new life for electrical power

COTTON GIN TRASH FINDING NEW LIFE FOR ELECTRICAL POWER

The fluidized bed gasification system was developed in the 1980s when a patent was issued to Drs. Calvin B. Parnell, Jr. and W.A. Lepori,...

 
 
 
Into muscles

INTO MUSCLES

Rebecca Craigg, an undergraduate biology major, studies muscle regeneration in D Cornelison's lab. | Photo by Samantha Kummerer, Bond...

Small Tumours can be Aggressive in Breast Cancer Patients

SMALL TUMOURS CAN BE AGGRESSIVE IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

Small tumours, less than 1 cm, can be aggressive. It's not only tumour size that is important for breast cancer patients but also tumour...

 
 
 

EDITORIAL: HARNESSING MICROBIAL CELLS THROUGH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND CONVENTIONAL STRATEGIES

Biocatalysts, either microbial cells or enzymes, render biotechnology breakthroughs in fundamentals and applications. Although rational...

SPARSEISO: A NOVEL BAYESIAN APPROACH TO IDENTIFY ALTERNATIVELY SPLICED ISOFORMS FROM RNA-SEQ DATA

Abstract Motivation: Recent advances in high-throughput RNA sequencing technologies have made it possible to reconstruct the full transcriptome...

 
 
 

RRCRANK: A FUSION METHOD USING RANK STRATEGY FOR RESIDUE-RESIDUE CONTACT PREDICTION

In structural biology area, protein residue-residue contacts play a crucial role in protein structure prediction. Some researchers...