Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Events - EAPM Croatia Presidency Conference “Defining the healthcare ecosystem to determine value” - 24 March 2020, Brussels, Belgium
19/02/2020 - The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine is delighted to announce the first of three EU Presidency-themed conferences for 2020. These will be, firstly, during the Croatia Presidency,...
Events - HBP Curriculum Workshop: Measuring and modelling brain states - 28-29 March 2020, Sölden, Austria
19/02/2020 - The final workshop of the 3rd HBP Curriculum Workshops Series invites researchers interested in measuring and modelling brain states at multiple scales. At the cellular level, the appearance of...
Events - Biomedaqu Course - 17-20 March 2020, Liege, Belgium
19/02/2020 - In the framework of the BioMedaqu Project, the University of Liege and partners are offering a training course covering: • Fish skeletal development and anatomy...
Salk scientists link rapid brain growth in autism to DNA damage
31/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered a unique pattern of DNA damage that arises in brain cells derived from individuals with a macrocephalic form of autism spectrum disorder...
Imaging study of key viral structure shows how HIV drugs work at atomic level
31/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—Salk scientists have discovered how a powerful class of HIV drugs binds to a key piece of HIV machinery. By solving, for the first time, three-dimensional structures of this complex while...
El primer Atlas transcriptómico unicelular del envejecimiento ovárico de primates
31/01/2020 - Debido a la tendencia moderna de posponer la maternidad hasta más adelante en la vida, un número creciente de mujeres experimenta problemas de infertilidad. La infertilidad...
Salk Institute welcomes new trustees Larry Jennings, Jr., and Timothy Schoen
31/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute Board of Trustees welcomes its newest members, Larry Jennings, Jr., and Timothy Schoen. Chaired by Daniel Lewis, the Salk Board helps drive the direction of the...
Drug combo reverses arthritis in rats
31/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—People with osteoarthritis, or “wear and tear” arthritis, have limited treatment options: pain relievers or joint replacement surgery. Now, Salk researchers have discovered that a...
Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work
24/01/2020 - Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study.
How giant viruses infect amoeba
24/01/2020 - Host cells infected with giant viruses behave in a unique manner. To gain deeper insight into the infection mechanism of giant viruses, scientists developed a specialized algorithm that can track the...
Opening up DNA to delete disease
20/01/2020 - Protein editorial assistants are clearing the way for cut-and-paste DNA editors, like CRISPR, to access previously inaccessible genes of interest. Opening up these areas of the genetic code is...
How decisions unfold in a zebrafish brain
20/01/2020 - Researchers were able to track the activity of each neuron in the entire brain of zebrafish larvae and reconstruct the unfolding of neuronal events as the animals repeatedly made 'left or...
Neuron found in mice could have implications for effective diet drugs
20/01/2020 - A CALCR cell found in mice may stop feeding without subsequential nauseating effects, as well as influence the long term intake of food.
New study reveals the origin of complex malaria infections
15/01/2020 - New technology employing single cell genome sequencing of the parasite that causes malaria has yielded some surprising results and helps pave the way for possible new intervention strategies for this...
Genetic testing motivates behavior changes in families at risk for melanoma
09/01/2020 - A new study investigated whether genetic testing would motivate people at risk of developing melanoma to alter their behavior in order to reduce their risk.
Skin-cells-turned-to-heart-cells help unravel genetic underpinnings of cardiac function
09/01/2020 - A small genetic study identified a protein linked to many genetic variants that affect heart function. Researchers are expanding the model to other organ systems and at larger scales to create a...
'Junk DNA' affects inherited cancer risk
09/01/2020 - A person's risk of developing cancer is affected by genetic variations in regions of DNA that don't code for proteins, previously dismissed as 'junk DNA', according to new...
The smell of old books could help preserve them
09/01/2020 - Old books give off a complex mélange of odors, ranging from pleasant (almonds, caramel and chocolate) to nasty (formaldehyde, old clothes and trash). Detecting early signs of paper degradation could...
Tiny devices made of DNA detect cancer with fewer false alarms
09/01/2020 - A new cancer-detecting tool uses tiny circuits made of DNA to identify cancer cells by the molecular signature on their surface. The circuits work by attaching to the outside of a cell and analyzing...
(Noise-) less is more
09/01/2020 - Researchers have developed a high precision 3D circuit simulator in the time-domain for quantifying EM noise and elucidated its origin, allowing for optimal layout to reduce EM nose. The use of the...
Clinical study finds eating within a 10-hour window may help stave off diabetes, heart disease
09/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—Metabolic syndrome affects nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population, and increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But lifestyle interventions such as adopting a...