CRISPR – The New Space Race?
Another “first” for Chinese researchers highlights how the race to develop CRISPR based therapeutics is heating up.
Mass Spec in Food Chemistry
We speak to Dr Michele Suman, Food Chemistry & Safety Research Manager at Barilla Spa to learn about his involvement in food science.
Improving Crystal Quality
Nicknamed the ‘Crystallization Guru’, Professor Naomi Chayen of Imperial College London, tells us a little about her career and the work her lab is doing to help advance the crystallization field.
Developing Techniques for Food Analysis
Prof. Tranchida of the University of Messina tells us a little about his career and the work he is doing to develop innovative GC-MS methods for food analysis.
The Challenges of Detecting Food Fraud
Head of the Food Authenticity and Nutrients group at RIKILT Wageningen UR, Dr. Van Ruth tells us a little about her research and the food fraud field.
Integrating Electronics with the Human Body
Recipient of this year’s IEEE EMBS Trailblazer Award, Dr. Rogers tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop biocompatible electronics such as the Lab on the Skin.
Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution
Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.
Shedding Light on HIV Vaccine Design
Broadly speaking - Mathematical modelling of host-pathogen coevolution sheds light on HIV vaccine design.
The Power of Model Systems
New insights into the influence of host on the gut microbiome are revealed with in situ light sheet fluorescence microscopy and stochastic mathematical modelling.
Breakthrough Flu Vaccine Inhibited by Pre-existing Antibodies
Universal truths – how existing antibodies are sabotaging the most promising new human flu vaccines.