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Kate Robinson

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Kate graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences in 2020. During her studies she developed a passion for science communication and after graduating, began a science blog in order to continue writing about trending science news and topics of interest. She joined the editorial team at Technology Networks in 2021. In her role as editorial assistant Kate supports the publication’s in-house writers, produces scientific content across all communities and works closely with the managing editor to help coordinate commissioned pieces.

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Developing Novel Cell Therapies by Rewiring T-Cell Genomes

In a recent Teach Me in 10 episode, Dr. Theo Roth discussed what targeted pooled knock-in screens are, how he is working to accelerate the discovery of cell-based therapies and how this process could reduce the time it takes to transition these therapies from the lab to the clinic.
Industry Insight

Bridging the Gap Between In Vitro and Animal Models of Liver Disease

We spoke to Dr. Audrey Dubourg, product manager at CN Bio to find out more about how its organ-on-chip platform could bridge the gap between the current 2D models and animal models, providing human-relevant insights into diseases such as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
Industry Insight

Could Human Breast Milk Balance Your Gut Microbiome?

In this interview, Gregory J. McKenzie, PhD, discusses the impact of antibiotics, the introduction of new bacteria into the microbiome and the potential of human breast milk-based therapeutics.

Opinionated Science Episode 46: A Massive Bacterium and Fasting for Nerve Repair

In the latest Opinionated Science , the team discuss the discovery of an absolutely unit of a bacterium in a Caribbean swamp, and the potential of intermittent fasting to accelerate nerve repair in mice.

Patient-Derived Organoids Predict Chemotherapy Efficacy for Pancreatic Cancer

Technology Networks had the pleasure of talking to Dr. Matthew Weiss to learn more about patient-derived organoids and how these disease models could be used to develop personalized treatment strategies for pancreatic cancer.
Industry Insight

How Can Wastewater Testing Predict COVID-19 Outbreaks?

Technology Networks spoke to Francisco Bizouarn, market development manager of the Digital Biology Group at Bio-Rad Laboratories, to find out how wastewater testing works and how it can anticipate a rise in cases of COVID-19 and the emergence of new variants.

Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy Might Not Just Be Morning Sickness

Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Marlena Fejzo, PhD to find out more about what women with hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) currently face, the finding that HG may have a genetic cause and the possible future outcomes of her research.

Key Steps in Drug Development

Download this infographic to explore the stages of drug development including drug discovery, clinical trials and regulatory approval.

Opinionated Science Episode 41: Decoding Pig Grunts, Reviving the Christmas Rat and Your Gut vs Sushi

In the latest Opinionated Science, the TN team looks at a study of pigs’ emotions that may put you off your bacon, discover why an extinct rat shows the challenges of bringing species back from the dead and explore why bacteria of oceanic origin are key to your gut’s ability to digest a humble maki roll.

Industry Insight

Transformative Models for Research and Drug Discovery

Technology Networks spoke to Dr. Mark Kotter, CEO and founder of bit.bio to learn about opti-ox™ and the development, benefits and applications of ioSkeletal Myocytes.