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Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Dr. Kevin Mills, a former researcher at The Jackson Laboratory and co-founder of Cyteir Therapeutics, presented a seminar on February 29th regarding the therapeutic role of genomic instability. His research at Cyteir Therapeutics focuses on two small molecules, AID and RAD51, which are involved in genomic damage and genomic repair, […]

 
 

Annie Hoen: studying the microbiome at Dartmouth

Annie Hoen: studying the microbiome at Dartmouth

Annie Hoen, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been a member of the Dartmouth family for nearly a year to date. Her work concerns the microbiome of the infant gut, the factors that contribute to its formation, and its effects on […]

 
 

Structure of key protein involved in malaria revealed

Structure of key protein involved in malaria revealed

Malaria is a fever-based illness that has been a major issue across the globe, particularly in Africa. The history of malaria stretches back to prehistoric origins and is still a widespread and often lethal disease in the 21st century. Recently, however, scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology […]

 
 

New genetic pathway found responsible for tumor growth

New genetic pathway found responsible for tumor growth

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and one of the top 10 in the world. The fight against it has so far been long, hard fought, and research intensive. A recent study from Rutgers and Columbia, however, has major implications for treating a kind […]

 
 

mRNA shown to play role in regulating gene expression

mRNA shown to play role in regulating gene expression

While scientists had hoped that the human genome project would uncover all of humanity’s biological secrets, new findings regarding gene expression continue to make the field of genetics more complex. A team of researchers from the American Friends of Tel Aviv University recently published an article detailing a new component […]

 
 
 
 

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