The Fertility Show, Manchester Central, 23-24 March 2019
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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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Two more patients free of HIV after stem-cell transplants 11 March 2019 News
CRISPR base-editing linked to off-target effects 4 March 2019 News
Gene therapy in utero could cure rare brain disease Angelman syndrome 25 February 2019 News
Shark DNA may hold clues to human cancer treatment 25 February 2019 News
UK woman has first gene therapy operation for dry AMD 25 February 2019 News
'Older' sperm produce healthier offspring 18 February 2019 News
Podcast Review: Genome edited babies – Science Weekly, The Guardian 4 February 2019 Review
Birth expected in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial 28 January 2019 News
FDA approves consumer genetic test for colorectal cancer risk 28 January 2019 News
TV review: The Big Questions - Should we be striving to eliminate mistakes from the genome? (BBC One, Series 12, Episode 2) 28 January 2019 Review
Genetic 'stealth' condition causes more cancers than thought 21 January 2019 News
Professor Sir David Weatherall obituary: 'iconic' scientist dies 10 December 2018 News
Podcast Review: Mike Stratton and cancer genes - The Life Scientific (BBC Radio 4) 3 December 2018 Review
Sperm counts halved in sons of smoking dads 3 December 2018 News
Birth of first genome-edited babies causes furore 26 November 2018 News
Study shows genome editing is possible in the kidney 26 November 2018 News
Epigenetic approach could detect cancer early 19 November 2018 News
Ovarian cancer drug olaparib slows recurrence and cuts deaths 29 October 2018 News
Video Review: A groundbreaking way to stop mitochondrial disease – TedMed 29 October 2018 Review
Genome editing treats inherited liver disease PKU in mice 22 October 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...