Tag: human genetics

Henry VIII: the fault in his blood?

Grace Hamilton studies the molecular machinery responsible for ensuring that every time a cell divides its genetic material is distributed equally between the two daughter cells. If this process goes awry, the result is cells with an abnormal number of

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Time to Find our Footing

Warren Anderson studies methods of modifying the DNA of human white blood cells. By studying small changes to certain genes, he hopes to better understand why some people’s genetics make them more likely to get autoimmune diseases, like Type 1

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