Brief History of Humanized Mice

May 31, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Creating Genetically Humanized Mice
“Historically, genetic humanization of model organisms was achieved through one of two methods: random insertion transgenic humanization [MORE]

Autonomous Flexing Artificial Muscle

April 12, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

An Autonomous Chemically Fueled Artificial Protein Muscle
From Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat, Freiburg, Germany: “Herein, an artificial protein muscle is introduced, exerting rhythmic autonomous [MORE]

2020 Nobel for Chemistry, 1980 déjà vu

December 8, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Winners of 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Recombinant DNA and CRISPR gene editing are watershed technologies for the life sciences.  But [MORE]

Humanized Mouse Model for Study of Inherited Prion Disease

August 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Creating transgenic mice that express prion disease
Until now, researchers studying animal models of prion diseases have had to introduce a [MORE]

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]