The Fertility Show, London, 1-3 November 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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Rare genetic quirk twice as common as thought 14 October 2019 News
Call for genetic testing for all women with breast cancer 7 October 2019 News
Game review: Niche 7 October 2019 Review
Prostate cancer risk doubles for men with BRCA2 mutation 23 September 2019 News
Sperm donor implicated in multiple cases of child autism 23 September 2019 News
Genome-editing shows potential for treating HIV in patient 16 September 2019 News
DNA mutation lets some people live healthily on less sleep 2 September 2019 News
Genome-editing tool offers hope for intractable genetic diseases 2 September 2019 News
Mitochondria linked to stem cell transplant rejection 27 August 2019 News
Widen breast cancer gene screening, says US taskforce 27 August 2019 News
Experts speak out on direct-to-consumer genetic testing 22 July 2019 News
Lack of vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer 15 July 2019 News
NHS approves gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary condition 15 July 2019 News
Scientist lines up couples for genome-edited babies 8 July 2019 News
What can healthy individuals learn from getting their genomes sequenced? 1 July 2019 Comment
100 BRCA gene variants linked to cancer found 24 June 2019 News
First gene linked to cannabis addiction found 24 June 2019 News
Pharma giant teams up with CRISPR experts for drug discovery 17 June 2019 News
Scientist plans to make more genome-edited babies 17 June 2019 News
Gene mutation in genome-edited babies linked to shorter life 10 June 2019 News
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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...