The Fertility Show, London, 3-4 November 2018
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Mutation

A change in the sequence of DNA. Mutations occurring in genes may prevent them from working properly, which might result in disease (a genetic disorder). Mutations occur naturally at a low rate, but can also be induced by radiation and some chemicals.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Genome editing works in mitochondrial DNA for first time 1 October 2018 News
Genome editing key gene gives breast cancer insights 17 September 2018 News
How do we make genomics everybody's business? 10 September 2018 Comment
World-first gene therapy wins world's top €1m vision prize 10 September 2018 News
Aggressive prostate cancer gene identified 3 September 2018 News
Genome editing relieves muscular dystrophy in dogs 3 September 2018 News
First genomics study of African women may help fight breast cancer 28 August 2018 News
Scientists base-edit first viable human embryos 28 August 2018 News
Elephants' 'zombie gene' may give cancer insights 20 August 2018 News
CRISPR editing human embryos - did it work or not? 13 August 2018 News
Five genes linked to triple-negative breast cancer found 13 August 2018 News
Why it's time to define serious and significant genetic conditions 6 August 2018 Comment
Repetitive behaviours in rare form of autism 'edited out' in mice 2 July 2018 News
CRISPR used in stem cell model to predict heart risk 25 June 2018 News
Genetic test identifies very highest risk men for prostate cancer 18 June 2018 News
TV Review: CBS 60 Minutes – 'CRISPR' 18 June 2018 Review
TV Review: Four men, 175 babies: Britain's Super Sperm Donors 18 June 2018 Review
In depth: Our first look at the human development 'organiser cells' 4 June 2018 Comment
Analysis backs genes and cleanliness theory of leukaemia 29 May 2018 News
CRISPR study finds resistance mutations to key cancer drugs 14 May 2018 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...
Risk Assessment: Breast Cancer, Prediction and Screening
8 May 2014 6.30pm-8.30pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT
The second FREE public event in the Progress Educational Trust's 'Breast Cancer: Chances, Choices and Genetics' series...
Relative Risk: Breast Cancer and Genetics
3 April 2014 6.30pm-8.30pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT
LAST CHANCE to book for this coming Thursday's FREE event launching the Progress Educational Trust's 'Breast Cancer: Chances, Choices and Genetics' project...
Mutants and What to Do About Them
9 February 2011 7.30pm Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, UK
The 2011 British Humanist Association/South Place Ethical Society Darwin Day Lecture, given by Armand Marie Leroi...
The Blind-Drunk Mutant Mouse: A Model for Schizophrenia?
19 November 2009 12midday Francis Crick Auditorium, Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
A discussion introduced by Professor Kay Davies, Head of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics at the University of Oxford...
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...