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Seeking Structure With Metagenome Sequences
Seeking Structure With Metagenome Sequences
News   Jan 23, 2017

Metagenomics database helps fill in 10 percent of previously unknown protein structures.

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A Universal Toolkit for Modifying Gene Expression
A Universal Toolkit for Modifying Gene Expression
News   Jan 23, 2017

New genetic engineering technique could help design, study biological systems.

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Genetic Driver of Lung Cancer
Genetic Driver of Lung Cancer
News   Jan 23, 2017

Study finds that Ect2 is required for tumor formation in vivo and identifies a novel function related to ribosomes for Ect2 in lung adenocarcinoma tumor cells.

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Roots of Related Genetic Diseases Found in Cell Powerhouses
Roots of Related Genetic Diseases Found in Cell Powerhouses
News   Jan 23, 2017

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered the mechanisms behind a genetic change known to cause a set of related diseases.

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Gingko Bioworks Acquires Gen9
Gingko Bioworks Acquires Gen9
News   Jan 23, 2017

Acquisition brings unprecedented scale and speed to organism design.

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Supportive Cell Signals Encourage Pancreatic Tumor Growth
Supportive Cell Signals Encourage Pancreatic Tumor Growth
News   Jan 23, 2017

Salk scientists find that targeting the interaction between a pancreatic tumor and its microenvironment could weaken cancer.

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Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
News   Jan 20, 2017

Researchers have characterized a new genetically-based immunodeficiency which stems from a mutation in the gene, STAT2.

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"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach
"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach
News   Jan 20, 2017

Cancerous cells often delete genes that suppress tumor formation, often these genes deletions extend into neighboring genes, this is known as "collateral lethality".

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Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
News   Jan 20, 2017

Mapping gene expression in single cells may allow researchers to study how cancerous tumors begin.

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PTEN Plays a Role in Muscle Healing
PTEN Plays a Role in Muscle Healing
News   Jan 20, 2017

Study shows that suppression of PTEN can lead to an increase in muscle stem cells.

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