Genetics Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Diving into the Gene PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | San Diego Zoo Weblogs

    ... blog about their experience online. Follow their adventures here on the Zoo's website! Zoo InternQuest visited the Genetics Division at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, and even had a chat with the well-known Dr. Oliver Ryder, ...

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  2. Artificial yeast chromosome brings science one step closer synthetic lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    An international team of scientists led by Jef Boeke, PhD, director of NYU Langone Medical Center's Institute for Systems Genetics, has synthesized the first functional chromosome in yeast, an important step in the emerging field of synthetic biology, designing microorganisms to produce novel medicines, raw materials for food, and biofuels.

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  3. Drilling into the trends in genetics and epigenetics of aging and longevityRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... with adverse effects on lifespan later in life or longevity insurance genes. Indeed, the study of human and animal genetics is gradually identifying new genes that increase lifespan when overexpressed or mutated-gerontogenes. Furthermore, genetic ...

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  4. Full CommentaryRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | InteliHealth

    ... Some genes contribute to diseases, and some genes protect against health problems. But there is a new aspect to the genetics story that we are just beginning to understand -- "epigenetics." Epigenetics is a way that a person's health or ...

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  5. Autism may be tied to flawed prenatal brain growthRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... decades to find the cause of autism, and they increasingly believe its origins begin before birth. In addition to genetics, previous research suggests other factors might include infections during pregnancy, preterm birth and fathers' older age at ...

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  6. Myriad Genetics: A Booming Opportunity In Molecular Diagnostics - Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Seeking Alpha

    Myriad Genetics has a profitable business with its breast cancer molecular diagnostic tests, proving a successful concept, a successful execution, and a strong market demand.

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  7. Scientists create 'designer' chromosomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | The Nation

    ... biology from theory to reality," said Jef Boeke, director of the New York University's Institute for Systems Genetics, who was a member of the research team. Yeast is a closely-studied representative of the group of eukaryotes, organisms with ...

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  8. The new butterfly effectRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Financial Times

    ... species deter predators such as birds by adopting the wing patterns of unrelated but toxic species. Modern genetics is now beginning to reveal the mechanisms involved. The new study from the University of Chicago, published in Nature, looks at ...

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  9. Revenge of the redheadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | NEWS.com.au

    ... to admit to your baby-making partner about Aunty Robyn the Fantapants or Grandad Donald the Matchstick won't stop genetics winning out. "It's a recessive trait you've got to have both parents who have the capacity to pass on this gene. They may not ...

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  10. Autism could begin in the womb, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Daily Mail

    ... brains, especially given the diversity of symptoms in patients with autism, as well as the extremely complex genetics behind the disorder,' added Dr Ed Lein from of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. During early brain development, ...

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  11. Scientists Insert Man-Made Chromosome Into YeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | RedOrbit

    ... biology from theory to reality," Jef Boeke , director of NYU Langone Medical Center's Institute for Systems Genetics, said in a statement . "This work represents the biggest step yet in an international effort to construct the full genome of ...

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  12. How Being Ignored Helped A Woman Discover The Breast Cancer GeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | GPB.org

    ... cloned. (King describes her experience in Thursday's issue of the journal Science .) The discovery revolutionized genetics and cancer treatment. Simple genetic tests now let women know if they have mutations in their BRCA genes that increase cancer ...

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  13. Zoologger: Sex in the city no lure for urban owlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | New Scientist

    ... among birds than among mammals." Last week, the owl monkey was identified as a mammalian exception to the rule: genetics show it is the only primate known to be truly monogamous . Perhaps that's because baby owl monkeys need the care of two parents ...

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  14. Designer genes take leap forward; geneticists make chromosome 'synIII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | CNN

    ... a third of them with humans, although yeast is a much simpler beast. That makes it easier to study. In fact, its genetics are probably better known than those of any other living thing, NYU said. But he would like to build all 16 required for an ...

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  15. Lab creates 'designer' chromosomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | NEWS.com.au

    ... biology from theory to reality," said Jef Boeke, director of the New York University's Institute for Systems Genetics, who was a member of the research team. Yeast is a closely-studied representative of the group of eukaryotes, organisms with ...

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  16. The challenges and surprises of a definitive molecular genetic diagnosisRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Kidney International

    ... end-stage renal disease in children and young adults. 2 During the past 15 years, evolving techniques in molecular genetics have enabled the discovery of a growing number of genes that cause NPHP and related syndromic conditions. The identification ...

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  17. Two researchers known for identifying and treating 'bubble boy' disease honored by March of DimesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | EurekAlert!

    ... in newborn screening have received the March of Dimes/Col. Harland D. Sanders Lifetime Achievement Award in Genetics. Children affected with SCID are at risk of developing life-threatening infections because they lack a normal immune system. The ...

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  18. Miami Children's Hospital To Host Jewish Genetic ScreeningRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Jewish Press

    ... Jews is a carrier of a mutation in at least one of several disease genes Thanks to recent advances in the field of genetics, a simple blood test that examines a person's genes for changes or mutations is all it takes to determine whether the ...

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  19. Computational Biologist in Brain ResearchRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | Nature Neuroscience

    ... allele-specific gene expression is a plus. Excellent English communication skills are required. Prior experience in genetics or neurosciences is encouraged. Candidates must have a track record in publication. Furthermore, the ability to work in a ...

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  20. Inherited Mutated Gene Raises Lung Cancer Risk for Women and Those Who Never SmokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Newswise

    ... histories of family members for five generations, some deceased, by Linda Robinson, Assistant Director of Cancer Genetics. In doing so, researchers found that the mutated gene was passed down on the mother's side in this family. "It took a huge ...

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