Growing Families conferences in London and Dublin, March 2020
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DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the molecule that encodes genetic information. It contains four different chemicals, or bases, known as A, C, G and T. Genes are made of DNA.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Event Review: The Gene Gap – Who would you trust to edit the human race? 17 February 2020 Review
Book Review: The Human DNA Manual – Understanding Your Genetic Code 10 February 2020 Review
CRISPR-edited cells for cancer treatment appear safe 10 February 2020 News
Global cancer genome study reveals genetic secrets 10 February 2020 News
Colorado fertility doctor who used own sperm responds to lawsuit 3 February 2020 News
DNA sequencing used to combat coronavirus 3 February 2020 News
The aftermath of the He Jiankui fiasco: China's response 3 February 2020 Comment
RNA discovery changes our understanding of gene expression 27 January 2020 News
Pentagon warns US military not to use home DNA testing kits 6 January 2020 News
Sleep patterns affect cardiovascular risk regardless of genetics 6 January 2020 News
Forensics find donor DNA in semen of bone marrow transplant patient 16 December 2019 News
Harvard geneticist plans a dating app based on DNA 16 December 2019 News
Review: Human Nature 16 December 2019 Review
'Couch potato' mice reveal that epigenetics affects urge to exercise 9 December 2019 News
Human genome editing: what about the protection of egg donors in research? 9 December 2019 Comment
Junk DNA may affect cancer risk 9 December 2019 News
Fertility treatment - not age, may change epigenetics in offspring 2 December 2019 News
First UAE surrogacy case ruling 2 December 2019 News
Podcast Review: Designer Genes (Babbage, The Economist) 2 December 2019 Review
Epigenetic study reveals facial features of ancient human 23 September 2019 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.30pm (discussion) Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event about testing and screening human embryos is taking place TOMORROW EVENING - book NOW. The event will be chaired by Dr Sue Avery, with speakers including Dr Tony Gordon, Dr Christine Patch, James Lawford Davies and Professor Michael Parker...
Practical Biobanking
26 October 2009 Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
The 4th Nowgen Centre course on Practical Biobanking...
Genomics of Common Diseases
23 September 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
The 3rd Wellcome Trust/Nature Genetics conference on the Genomics of Common Diseases...
A Question of Taste: Using Polymerase Chain Reaction to Investigate Human Evolution
20 September 2009 10am-3pm Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
A one-day practical workshop for post-16 students, running from September 2009 to July 2010...
The Age of Personalised Genomics
16 September 2009 Rimrock Resort Hotel, 300 Mountain Avenue, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J2, Canada
The 5th International DNA Sampling Conference...
Physics of Cells: From the Edge to the Heart
6 September 2009 Congress Centre, Hotel Zora, Raduća BB, Primošten 22202, Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia
The 1st European Molecular Biology Organisation conference on Cell Biophysics...
From Imprinting to the Epigenome in 25 years
4 September 2009 Lecture Theatre, Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1RD; Kings College, University of Cambridge, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, UK
An event celebrating the discovery of imprinting in mammals 25 years ago...
Techniques and Applications of Molecular Biology
13 July 2009 Department of Biological Sciences, Gibbet Hill Campus, Gibbet Hill Road, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
A course for those who wish to develop their understanding of genetic engineering techniques...
Microarray and Deep Sequencing Based Profiling Approaches: The Technological Evolution Continues
9 July 2009 9am-4.30pm BioPark, Broadwater Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 3AX, UK
An event addressing currently available DNA research tools...