The Worm Doctors
When it comes to infectious disease, few evoke revulsion like parasites and particularly parasitic worms known as “helminths.”  We’ve all winced after reading about the life cycle of the American hookworm, or Necator americanus. In their infective stage, their larvae,...
-By Charlie Lunan
All you need to know about UK biobank
The UK Biobank project is an open source large scale epidemiological project aimed at prospectively collecting data on large number of phenotypes and genotypes across large number of individuals (1). Specifically, the project aims to collect data on lifestyle, environmental...
-By Sandeep Grover
Interrupting Epigenetics Factors to Thwart Malaria
While the more affluent societies of the West continue to debate the specter of genetically engineered babies, dozens of researchers around the world are using epigenetics to zero in on novel ways to fight the malaria parasite, which afflicts more...
-By Charlie Lunan

Interrupting Epigenetics Factors to Thwart Malaria

- By Charlie Lunan | June 1, 2018
While the more affluent societies of the West continue to debate the specter of genetically engineered babies, dozens of researchers around the world are using epigenetics to zero in on novel ways to fight the malaria parasite, which afflicts more...

Genetics in the human gastrointestinal tract: what we do know about our gut microbiota

- By Paduano Francesco | June 1, 2018
What are the gut microbiota and gut microbiome? The human gastrointestinal tract (gut) is populated by an enormously heterogeneous and different group of microorganisms (up of trillions of cells and over 1000 species) including bacteria, viruses, protozoans, and fungi. Therefore,...

Changes in Your Genome Felt Throughout Generations

- By Chelsea Weidman | June 1, 2018
We all know that information is passed down from one generation to the next through genes. But what about another type of non-gene change in your DNA, called epigenetics? Literally meaning “above the genes”, epigenetic changes are chemical modifications to...
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