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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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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Stem cells know how to open up and unwind

03/05/2016- Research led by SCI Affiliate PI Dr Peter Rugg-Gunn, at the Babraham Institute, with collaborators in the UK, Canada and Japan has revealed Read more >
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First steps in process for the manufacture of platelets for transfusion

Researchers from the Stem Cell Institute (Ghevaert and Pedersen Groups), NHS Blood and Transplant and the University of Cambridge have developed an innovative Read more >

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