Genetics

Thinking About Thanksgiving? A Reminder of What COVID-19 Can Do To A Human Body

11 days ago   |   By DNA Science

My blog posts around Thanksgiving are predictably dull: Turkey Genetics 101 , The Peaceable Genomes of Pumpkins .
But 2020 is like no other year. Humanity is at war with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Images of overwhelmed hospitals and mobile morgues that dominated reporting from New York City in March are now coming from everywhere.
A mutation that's entered the US a few times from Europe doubled transmission rate without affecting severity, which is one reason why the percentage of fatal cases has fallen. Still, it's a huge absolute number, because of the fact that nearly 12 million...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Genetics      Europe      Genomics      Genome      Anthony Fauci      COVID Thanksgiving      COVID-19  


World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Unherd: Will a vaccine stop Covid?

Unherd: Will a vaccine stop Covid?

GreenLight CEO, Andrey Zarur, speaks to Unherd about vaccine production for Covid-19. Credit: Juan Carlos Lucas/NurPhoto/Getty Images GreenLight CEO, Andrey Zarur, speaks to... Read more ...

Virus-Like Probes Could Help Make Rapid COVID-19 Testing More Accurate, Reliable

Virus-Like Probes Could Help Make Rapid COVID-19 Testing More Accurate, Reliable

Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed new and improved probes, known as positive controls, that could make it easier to validate rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tests... Read more ...

Are Granulins Copper Sequestering Proteins?

Abstract Granulins are short , cysteine‐rich proteins that are generated upon the proteolytic processing of progranulin. These peptides, along with their precursor, have been... Read more ...

Nitto BioPharma Inc.: Formulation Scientist NBPI033

Nitto BioPharma Inc.: Job Description Formulation Scientist Reporting To: Director, Platform Development Position Objective The incumbent will perf San Diego, CA , United... Read more ...

Pfizer: Scientist, Immunotherapeutic Design CID

Competitive: Pfizer: The Cancer Immunology Discovery group in La Jolla, CA is focused on the generation of large molecule immunotherapeutics that promote anti-tum... La Jolla... Read more ...

Senior Manager, Bioinformatics - Thermo Fisher Scientific - Carlsbad, CA

Driven to deliver quality results on time and in a highly ethical and professional manner. Responsible for the cross-functional collaborations with molecular...From Thermo... Read more ...

Characterization of an AA9 LPMO from Thielavia australiensis, TausLPMO9B...

The discovery of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases has changed our perspective on enzymatic degradation of plant biomass. Through an oxidative mechanism, these enzymes are... Read more ...

Engineering prokaryotic regulator IrrE to enhance stress tolerance in...

Stress tolerance is one of the important desired microbial traits for industrial bioprocesses, and global regulatory protein engineering is an efficient approach to improve... Read more ...

Customized programming of human stem cells

Induced pluripotent stem cells have the potential to convert into a wide variety of cell types and tissues for drug testing and cell replacement therapies. However, the... Read more ...

Developing an AI solution to 50-year-old protein challenge

In a major scientific advance, the latest version of DeepMind's AI system AlphaFold has been recognized as a solution to the 50-year-old grand challenge of protein structure... Read more ...