genetics

A radical revision of human genetics

As you can see, genetics is interesting the D3 team at the moment! Here is another article from Nature, this one on how the importance of ‘inert’ genes.

Full article here.

December 8th, 2016|Research|0 Comments|

The flip side of personal genomics

Interesting article in Nature about genomics and the way having a mutation may not actualise in any condition or disease.

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Life Signs – A D3 Film

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As part of our process of following the drug, we interviewed people who research, prescribe, develop apps for and take warfarin. This is the first of a series of short films revealing how people construct knowledge about the medication. This first film features a genetics researcher, Dr Harsh Sheth, who works at Newcastle […]

Epigenome explained: a Symphony on Nature

Epigenome: The symphony in your cells
by Kerri Smith
Nature Video, 18 February 2015
http://www.nature.com/news/epigenome-the-symphony-in-your-cells-1.16955

A video of an orchestra playing Beethoven explains what is Epigenome.

BIG and distributed DNA datasets: ‘instead of moving the data around, you move the questions around’

Antonio Regalado (2015) Internet of DNA – A global network of millions of genomes could be medicine’s next great advance. Availability: 1-2 years, in: MIT Technology Review, 23 Feb 2015
http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/535016/internet-of-dna/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-daily-all&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20150223

A coming book: Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks: Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

A book on “the social shaping” of risk assessment, “the social meaning” of “geneticization” and “the public health implications of the consequent ‘reduction’ in this regulatory science for society”:

Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks: Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

By John Abraham and Rachel Ballinger

Routledge – 2015 – 224 pages
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415622479/
part of a Genetics and Society series

September 24th, 2014|Regulation, Research, Value|0 Comments|