Understanding X-chromosome silencing in humans

Affiliate PI Peter Rugg-Gunn's Lab at the Babraham Institute and researchers at the Paris Diderot University, Institut Curie report today in Cell Stem Read more >

Controlling gene activity in human development

06.12.16 - New research from Affiliate PI Peter Rugg-Gunn's Lab, published in Cell Reports,has revealed a new understanding of the molecular switches that Read more >
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Enhanced CRISPR lets scientists explore all steps of health and disease in every cell type

29.11.16 - CSCI researchers from the Vallier lab have created sOPTiKO, a more efficient and enhanced inducible CRISPR genome editing platform. The study, Read more >
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New research from Sinha Lab recreates genetic heart disease in a dish

28.11.16 - The Sinha Lab, funded by the British Heart Foundation,has created, for the first time, blood vessel tissues in a petri dish which mimic Marfan Read more >

Breast cancer scientists use innovative 3D imaging to help track cancer cells

27.10.16 - New article from SCI Affiliate Christine Watson's Lab published in Nature Communications describes a ground-breaking project which tracked the Read more >
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Sall4 controls differentiation of pluripotent cells independently of the NuRD complex

03.08.16 Scientists have identified the function of Sall4, a protein important in early development and a hallmark of many cancers. In their paper, published... Read more >
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Scientists identify ‘cell of origin’ in skin cancers

08.07.16 Scientists have identified for the first time the ‘cell of origin’ – in other words, the first cell from which the cancer grows Read more >

Anatomy of a decision: mapping early development

06.07.16 - A new atlas of gene expression during the earliest stages of life boosts studies of development -new study published in Nature led by CSCI researchers Read more >

Deficient methylation and formylation of mt-tRNAMet wobble cytosine in a patient lacking NSUN3

30.06.16 - New article from the Frye Lab in Nature Communications Mitochondrial disease is a chronic, genetic disorder caused by dysfunctional mitochondria, Read more >
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Stem cell function and stress response are controlled by protein synthesis

New article from the Frye Lab published in Nature 21/06/2016 Elevated protein synthesis and increased cell division rates are key physiological tasks for Read more >


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