Clearing Fat from the Bloodstream

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fat busting proteins made in the lab
An article in the Journal of Lipid Research describes how scientists at the University [MORE]

Reference Map of Human Proteins

June 9, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mapping interactions of human proteins
”The largest of its kind, the human reference interactome (HuRI) map charts 52,569 interactions between 8,275 [MORE]

Viral Melanoma Therapy

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

The search for oncolytic viruses which can destroy malignant tumors directly or indirectly has been going on for over a [MORE]

Technologies for Pain Control

August 18, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DIY Optogenetics
Pain is what drives more people to seek medical attention than any other symptom. Its cost is nearly incalculable. [MORE]

Why We Care About Chicken Flu

August 4, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has been nearly a century since the Great Influenza, when an avian influenza mutated to infecting pigs and people. [MORE]

Microbiome Engineering Against Obesity

May 19, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome
Here’s an interesting thought: genetically engineer strains of bacteria that are not competitive with normal gut microbiota, but uniquely [MORE]


October 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drug development is a field Tagline doesn’t follow, simply because it is a huge topic on its own.  But [MORE]

Moving Cells with Light

July 2, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imagine if cells had a surface receptor that could function as an on-off switch which could be manipulated by [MORE]

Genetic Engineering News’ Top 10 Biomedical Apps

February 5, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

iPad Apps
This phone app compilation is aimed at research and laboratory scientists, but if you need quick fixes for chemical [MORE]

Cord Blood Cells Become iPSCs

November 13, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

SOX2, OCT4, KLF4, and MYC—the so called Yamanaka factors—that can transform somatic cells into induced pluripotent stem cells.  In [MORE]

Healing Diabetic Lesions

August 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

For the 350 million diabetics who develop foot ulcers (resulting in 10-15 million amputations), news that the plasma protein [MORE]

Chimero, Roku and Hex: Monkeys from Stem Cells

February 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Roku and Hex
Just when you thought public anxiety over recombinant DNA, cloning, and stem cell technologies might be subsiding, [MORE]

H. Pylori as an Oral Vaccine Delivery Platform

August 2, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Barry Marshall
In 2005, Barry Marshall and his collaborator, J. Robin Warren, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine [MORE]

E.coli Logic Gates for DNA Sequencing

January 25, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

E Coli
Aiming to transfer the precision of electronic computing into living systems, researchers at the University of California-San Francisco [MORE]