Growing Families conferences in London and Dublin, March 2020
Page URL: https://www.bionews.org.uk/page_2316

Gene

The basic biological unit of inheritance. Genes are made out of DNA, and most of them are coded instructions for making proteins. Other genes make molecules that control gene activity.

Articles using this Glossary Item

Page 1 of 188
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
Key gene in making eggs and sperm discovered 10 February 2020 News
Lab-grown eggs and sperm a step closer 10 February 2020 News
Study shows brain organoids are confused and disorganised 10 February 2020 News
Primate ovarian ageing study has implications for human fertility 3 February 2020 News
RNA discovery changes our understanding of gene expression 27 January 2020 News
The potential use of CRISPR to treat disease is gaining momentum 13 January 2020 News
Chinese scientist who created genome-edited babies jailed 6 January 2020 News
Diet has rapid effects on sperm quality 6 January 2020 News
Review: Human Nature 16 December 2019 Review
'Couch potato' mice reveal that epigenetics affects urge to exercise 9 December 2019 News
Junk DNA may affect cancer risk 9 December 2019 News
Event Review: Is obesity a choice? 25 November 2019 Review
Genetic screening of embryos may not lead to smarter babies 25 November 2019 News
Why we need root and branch fertility law reform 25 November 2019 Comment
Genome editing seems safe suggests first study in US patients 11 November 2019 News
Woman has mutation which may protect against Alzheimer's 11 November 2019 News
Alcohol causes epigenetic brain changes that could trigger cravings 4 November 2019 News
Page 1 of 188

Events using this Glossary Item

Page 1 of 1
Genetic Testing in the 21st Century: Should We Screen the Human Embryonic Genome before Implantation?
8 March 2011 1.15pm-1.55pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
A presentation by Dr Joyce Harper to mark International Women's Day...
Functional Genomics and Systems Biology
30 November 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
An event addressing post-genomic science in humans and other organisms...
Integrative Approaches to Brain Complexity
7 October 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
The 4th Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory/Wellcome Trust event on Integrative Approaches to Brain Complexity...
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...
Evolution of Brain, Behaviour and Intelligence
9 September 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
An event addressing a broad range of approaches to the evolution of brain and behaviour...
Sleep, Body Rhythms and Psychology: Studies of Genes, Brains and Behaviour
8 September 2009 4pm-6pm Lecture Theatre L, Lecture Theatre Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
A discussion of the role of genes, brains and behaviour in sleep, body rhythms and psychology...
Ancient Genes and Modern Medicine
5 September 2009 10am-4pm High Street, Guildford, Surrey, UK
A hands-on exhibition about genes that shape the early embryo and their newly discovered role in cancer...
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...
Mouse Genetics and Genomics: Development and Disease
2 September 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
The 22nd Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory/Wellcome Trust event on Mouse Genetics and Genomics...
Genetics and Identity in the Year of Homecoming
27 August 2009 7pm-8.15pm Highland Park Spiegeltent, Charlotte Square Gardens. Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, UK
A discussion of the relationship between genetic inheritance and Scotland's national self...
Do We Need to Know Our Personal Genetic Data?
21 August 2009 7pm-8.15pm Highland Park Spiegeltent, Charlotte Square Gardens. Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, UK
A discussion introduced by David Ewing Duncan, Director of the Centre for Life Science Policy...
School on Biology of Social Cognition
9 August 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
An event addressing the biological underpinnings of social behaviour....
Building Bridges between Genes, Brains and Language
8 July 2009 7pm-8.30pm Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS, UK
A discussion introduced by Dr Simon Fisher, Research Fellow at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics...
How User-Led Innovation in Bioinformatics Stands to Facilitate Civic Translational Science
1 July 2009 1pm-2.30pm Welsh e-Science Access Grid Node (Queens Building, 5 The Parade, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF24 3AA, UK) and InfoLab Access Grid Node (Room C60B, InfoLab21, South Drive, Lancaster University, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 4WA, UK)
A seminar on civic translational science and the broader open-source revolution in biotechnology...
Page 1 of 1