Molecular Genetics

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CDC names members of new safety workgroup

[embedded content]The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday the creation of an external laboratory safety workgroup.The group will provide guidance to the CDC director and the CDC’s new director of laboratory safety, according ... [Published BioPrepWatch - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Mutations from Venus, mutations from Mars

Some 15% of adults suffer from fertility problems, many of these due to genetic factors. This is something of a paradox: We might expect such genes, which reduce an individual's ability to reproduce, to disappear from the population. Research at the Weizmann ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fields of genetics

Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited from one generation to the next. Genes, the primary object of study in genetics, is made of DNA. While our generation has seen extraordinary advances in the science of genetics, it is actually a relatively ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Immunotherapy, Targeted Molecular Therapies Among Promising New Treatments for Brain Tumors

Progress in understanding the molecular genetics of brain tumors has ushered in a new era of promising brain tumor treatments, according to Patrick Wen, MD, professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School, director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

International Society for Animal Genetics Conference 2014

The International Society of Animal Genetics is devoted to the study of the immunogenetics, molecular genetics and functional genomics of economically important and domesticated animal species.The preliminary programme is now available and the  list of ... [Published Connect - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Oxford genetics company awarded £200k contract

Molecular genetics company Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) has won a £200,000 phase one development contract from the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) healthcare competition.The contract is to develop whole genome Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Medical College receives $2.6 million pancreatic cancer grant

The Medical College of Wisconsin has been awarded a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health for its research on new therapeutic approaches for pancreatic cancer treatment.Michael Dwinell, Ph.D., ... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Alex Blakemore :From 'Pramface' to Professor: Look What Can Happen if We Support Teenage Mothers Instead of Stigmatising Them....

My early life didn't bode well for career success. I left home at 16 and had my first child at 19. By the age of 24, I had three children and lived on benefits in a council house. Then something amazing happened - I got a place as a mature student at ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Clue for deadly brain disease found in worms

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –London, July 17 (IANS) In a first, researchers have replicated a rare but deadly human brain disease in nematode worms and successfully treated it with a drug called resveratrol, suggesting a cure could ... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ridgetown Looks To Renewal

BlackburnNews.com file photo.Faced with aging buildings and equipment and rapid changes to research and crop production methods officials at the Ridgetown Campus of the University of Guelph are hoping for a major update.Campus Director Ken McEwan says ... [Published CKNXam920 - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Hearing joins NIH committee

Patrick Hearing, professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at Stony Brook University, was named to the National Institutes of Health’s recombinant DNA advisory committee. ... [Published Long Island Business News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Research contributions recognised

University of Otago academics Associate Prof Haxby Abbott (left) and Dr Peter Fineran. Photo supplied.wo University of Otago academics, Associate Prof Haxby Abbottand Dr Peter Fineran, have been honoured by the universityfor their research.Prof Abbott, ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 04 2014]

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"The setting of telling myths is different from that of Chinese whispers," Witzel says. "Such myths are told in a formal, ritual, sometimes secret setting. Their telling is also different from that of stories for the amusement of children. Frequently myths are transmitted in a formal way from teacher to student, for example from shaman to apprentice."
...Heitman, M D , Ph D , senior study author and professor and chair of molecular genetics and microbiology at Duke University School of Medicine. "A classic, Mendelian mutation is a more permanent binding decision. These epimutations are reversible. If conditions change, it is easier to revert to the way things were."
"This is a proof of principle that this class of compounds can work against additional virus classes" Knipe said
"It could be like the discovery of other molecular phenomena like introns or microRNAs, where it all began with just one example," said Heitman. "We think this discovery may turn outout to be generalized fairly quickly."

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Evolutionary compromises drive diversity [Published MSU Today - 1 hour ago]
Largest Meta-GWAS Yet Uncovers New Genetic Link... [Published Alzheimer Research Forum - 2 hours ago]
CDC names members of new safety workgroup [Published BioPrepWatch - 3 hours ago]
Temporary Epimutations Confer Drug Resistance [Published Genetic Engineering News - 4 hours ago]
Mutations from Venus, mutations from Mars [Published Bio-Medicine - 7 hours ago]
Clinical trial of herpes vaccine now enrolling ... [Published Medical Xpress - 8 hours ago]
Scientists discover new, noncommittal mechanism... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 27 2014]
12 Facts About Mayonnaise That May Surprise You [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 26 2014]
Protein Foundry first start-up in Medical Colle... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 26 2014]
Candidate Q&A: Goodhue County Board District 2 [Published Red Wing Republican Eagle - Jul 26 2014]
Fields of genetics [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
Simple isn't better when talking about science,... [Published Stanford Report - Jul 25 2014]
Immunotherapy, Targeted Molecular Therapies Amo... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 25 2014]
CDC Announces Formation of an External Laborato... [Published Infection Control Today - Jul 25 2014]
Immunotherapy, Targeted Molecular Therapies Amo... [Published WGNT - Jul 25 2014]
UF Health granted $12 million to establish comp... [Published Chipley Bugle - Jul 25 2014]
International Society for Animal Genetics Confe... [Published Connect - Jul 25 2014]
Reducing Risk of Heart Disease for Men [Published Daily Rx - Jul 25 2014]
News Scan for Jul 24, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 25 2014]
CDC announces the formation of an external labo... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Scientists Discover Gut Virus Genome [Published National Geographic - Jul 24 2014]
First CDC lab resumes transfer of biological ma... [Published Washington Post - Jul 24 2014]
Oxford genetics company awarded £200k contract [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 24 2014]
GMO labeling initiative makes it onto November ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 24 2014]
Safeguard Scientifics Announces Second Quarter ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Funding international science research [Published Harvard University Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
Medical College receives $2.6 million pancreati... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Jul 23 2014]
Developmental Switch of Leptin Signaling in Arc... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Jul 23 2014]
Funding international science research [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
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12 Facts About Mayonnaise That May Surprise You [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 26 2014]
Gotta know what goes into that delicious bath tub for your French fries. The process to make most mayonnaise begins with the chicken (not the egg) in labs where teams of highly trained geneticists design hens best suited for laying eggs. Most American ...
Funding international science research [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
Six Harvard researchers have been awarded collaborative research grants from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) , given for projects ranging from understanding neuronal language networks through primate evolution to predicting death in ...
Optimizing Samples for Future Use: Innovative t... [Published Partnerships in Clinical Trials - Jul 10 2014]
Biobanking is an exact science to say the least and requires a very technical approach.  Without a true, accepted set of best practices to go by, it becomes important to draw on the knowledge and experience of others.  Join us for a live one-hour webinar ...
Shrinking human genome: New study says our gene... [Published EarthSky - Jul 07 2014]
“No one could have imagined a few years ago that such a small number of genes could make something so complex,” says researcher Alfonso Valencia. Shutterstock A study updates the number of human genes -those that can generate proteins- to 19,000; ...
Severe scoliosis linked to rare mutations [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jun 12 2014]
Children with rare mutations in two genes are four times as likely to develop severe scoliosis, researchers have learned. Children with rare mutations in two genes are about four times more likely to develop severe scoliosis than their peers with ...
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