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 197
Podcast Review: Ingenious 26 July 2021 Review
US funding boost for single-gene disorder research 26 July 2021 News
Women with sickle cell not given adequate information about reproductive health 26 July 2021 News
Changing the Human Genome: What Next for Germline Genome Editing? 19 July 2021 Comment
Gene therapy success in trial to treat neurodegenerative disorder 19 July 2021 News
China's BGI Group is using its prenatal test to harvest gene data, claims report 12 July 2021 News
Event Review: Shining a Light on Genetic Disorders – Genetic eye disorders 12 July 2021 Review
Gene carried by one in 3000 men increases risk of type 2 diabetes 12 July 2021 News
Genes drive sexual and reproductive behaviour 12 July 2021 News
Genetic variant discovered that protects against obesity 12 July 2021 News
Genetic variants affecting COVID-19 susceptibility identified 12 July 2021 News
Should we edit human embryos' genomes, and if so then how? 12 July 2021 Comment
CRISPR genome editing treatment shows promise for genetic disorder 5 July 2021 News
Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development: a birds' eye perspective 5 July 2021 Comment
A matter of diagnosis... and why diagnosis matters 28 June 2021 Comment
Human organoid gives insight into neural tube development 28 June 2021 News
Policymakers advised to address problems with direct-to-consumer genomic testing 28 June 2021 News
Book Review: Rebel Cell – Cancer, evolution and the science of life 21 June 2021 Review
Epigenetics study reveals how genes are regulated in dementia 21 June 2021 News
Gene mutation affecting sperm tail development identified 21 June 2021 News
Page 1 of 197

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