Navigation Links
Unprecedented control of genome editing in flies promises insight into human development, disease
Date:8/23/2013

e may also pay off in the clinic. "It can be very difficult and time-consuming to generate models to study all the gene variants associated with human diseases," says Wildonger. "With this genome editing approach, if we work in collaboration with a clinician to find [clinically relevant] mutations, we can rapidly translate these into a fruit fly model to see what's happening at the cellular and molecular level."

The work, led by genetics graduate student Scott Gratz, was the joint effort of three UWMadison labs particularly notable, Harrison says, that each is in a different department and headed by a female assistant professor. "This has been an amazing collaboration," she says. "It wouldn't have worked if any one of us had tried it on our own."

They have already seen tremendous interest in the work: the study, which was posted online in May, quickly became one of the most-viewed papers of the month and the researchers have fielded requests for materials and information from dozens of countries around the world.


'/>"/>

Contact: Melissa Harrison
mharrison3@wisc.edu
608-262-2383
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Genome sequencing provides unprecedented insight into causes of pneumococcal disease
2. Study by Haverford College professor reveals unprecedented impact of Deepwater Horizon on deep ocean
3. Target 2 forms of iron to control cystic fibrosis lung infection
4. Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems now published by Springer
5. Natural pest control protein effective against hookworm: A billion could benefit
6. Controlling genes with light
7. Gallo Center scientists identify key brain circuits that control compulsive drinking in rats
8. Circadian rhythms control bodys response to intestinal infections, UCI-led study finds
9. Single-cell transfection tool enables added control for biological studies
10. New formula invented for microscope viewing, substitutes for federally controlled drug
11. Global Biometrics and Border Control Award for DERMALOG
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... . CRG researchers ... Journal of Cell Biology describes how Topo 2 ... , At this very moment thousands of our body,s cells ... the body repairs damaged tissues and regenerates others like skin ... "mitosis", during which the cell duplicates its genetic material and ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into ... another giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ... Journal of Consumer Research , news coverage of ... of catalyzing changes in the way fossil fuels are ... coverage of these two events helped to resolve many ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014  Valencell, Inc., a ... chosen as one of 18 "Showcase Companies" representing ... at the annual CED Tech Venture Conference on September ... Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina ... will lead a discussion during the "Digital Health Spotlight ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Unraveling cell division 2Unraveling cell division 3Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of manmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency? 2Valencell, Inc. Selected as 'Showcase Company' at CED Tech Venture Conference 2014 2
... 1, 2011 Tiny marine organisms called zooplankton can use ... areas of the ocean where oxygen levels are so low ... trouble as these areas expand due to climate change. ... said University of Rhode Island doctoral student Leanne Elder. "But ...
... 2011 (Bronx, NY) A longstanding medical mystery ... other cognitive problems despite potent antiretroviral therapy may have ... of Yeshiva University. Their findings are published in the June ... Even though antiretroviral treatment suppresses HIV replication and slows ...
... study co-authored by University of Florida researchers provides details on ... concern as warm summer waters attract more people to the ... July print edition of Pacific Science warns that ... may be considered prey. The sharks feed near ...
Cached Biology News:Climate change could turn oxygen-free seas from blessing to curse for zooplankton 2New study documents first cookiecutter shark attack on a live human 2New study documents first cookiecutter shark attack on a live human 3
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014  Donald Fresne, President and ... of Stephan Vagner , PhD to its Scientific Advisory ... of Toulouse, France , performed research at ... , and at Inserm, the French institute of health and ... works both at the Curie Institute, Orsay, France ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Oro Valley, Arizona (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... company that develops safe and effective products to ... through the use of a proprietary SPACEā„¢ Technology ... Executive Officer and President will present at the ... 18, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 BCC Research reveals in ... CELLS , the global market for stem cells is ... with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of ... Americas with growth projections of $2.2 billion in 2014 ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/700528) , Unlike other potential applications of ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Cancer Immunotherapy Market : Immune ... is a new market research report announced by ... types of therapeutics that have become the major ... (which is often called "immuno-oncology") in recent years: ... immunotherapy. , The regular use of immunotherapy ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New Appointment to the Scientific Advisory Committee at Egenix, Inc. 2Convoy Therapeutics to Present at WhiteHat Investor Conference September 18, 2014 2Convoy Therapeutics to Present at WhiteHat Investor Conference September 18, 2014 3Global Market for Stem Cells to Reach $10.6 Billion in 2018; The Americas Growing at 13.9% CAGR 2Global Market for Stem Cells to Reach $10.6 Billion in 2018; The Americas Growing at 13.9% CAGR 3Cancer Immunotherapy Market: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Cancer Vaccines, and Adoptive T-cell Therapies 2Cancer Immunotherapy Market: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Cancer Vaccines, and Adoptive T-cell Therapies 3Cancer Immunotherapy Market: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Cancer Vaccines, and Adoptive T-cell Therapies 4Cancer Immunotherapy Market: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Cancer Vaccines, and Adoptive T-cell Therapies 5
... Q4 2007 sales increased 78.8% compared to Q4 2006 -- ... Estimated sales for FY ... increased 89.4% compared to FY 2006, NEW YORK, March ... a leading provider in the,nutraceutical industry engaged in the development, ...
... WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., March 5 Joseph F. Finn, ... ActivBiotics, confirmed,today that the sale of ActivBiotics, proprietary assets ... PM on March 14, 2008. There has been,substantial interest ... 48 bid packages being reviewed by companies, in addition,to ...
... NEW YORK, March 5 Bristol-Myers Squibb,Company (NYSE: ... Board of Directors,has elected Jean-Marc Huet senior vice ... In this role, Mr. Huet will be,responsible for ... as the global financial operations of the organization ...
Cached Biology Technology:China Yingxia International Announces Q4 and FY 2007 Estimates 2China Yingxia International Announces Q4 and FY 2007 Estimates 3Bristol-Myers Squibb Board Elects Jean-Marc Huet Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2Bristol-Myers Squibb Board Elects Jean-Marc Huet Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 3
...
Bovine Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells (BCASMC) (>500,000 cells)...
... NPY Y2 Receptor antiserum This NPY ... spinal level and is currently being characerized in ... rat and mouse and appears to work better ... in rat. For full characterizarion in dorsal root ...
Bovine Brain Microvascular Endothelial Cells (BBMVEC) (>500,000 cells)...
Biology Products: