New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine-New Age of Human Genetic Engineering?

by jeeg 24. November 2014 22:36
    New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine:    New Age of Human Genetic Engineering? The Safety and Ethics of Attempts to Prevent Mitochondrial Disease     It may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but human germ-line genetic engineering ha... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine: Ancestry and DNA

by jeeg 17. July 2014 01:30
  It’s natural to be curious about one’s family history, and curiosity is, broadly speaking, a good and healthy thing.  It’s fun to imagine discovering a surprise in your family history – and, if you find one, to imagine how it came about.  Indeed, as a s... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine: Privacy in the Age of Genomics

by jeeg 11. April 2014 22:03
            New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine:    Privacy in the Age of Genomics   We are at a critical time in the development of medicine:  the mapping of the human genome has p... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine-DNA Barcoding: The Quiet Revolution

by jeeg 20. December 2013 20:59
Are the boots you’re wearing made from an endangered species?  Is that really beef you’re eating?   Does that new herbal supplement you’re taking actually contain St. John’s Wort?   DNA barcoding is a simple, standardized way of identifying specie... [More]

Wanton Misconduct:A biotech whistleblower's ten year struggle against one of the world's largest corporations.

by jeeg 7. October 2013 18:24
This is the story of a whistleblower: me. I was working as a molecular biologist at a Pfizer laboratory. After I raised concerns about worker safety at the lab, I was told to stop documenting the problems I saw; when I continued to raise concerns, another employee was assigned to work on a ... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine-Religion & Genetics

by jeeg 3. October 2013 23:00
Advancements in medical genetics have challenged the long-standing relationship between science and religion. Both genetics and religion can affect notions of family and parenthood, appreciation of diversity and equality, conceptualization of health and disease, and personal identity.  To... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine: Genetics Education

by jeeg 26. June 2013 22:34
New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine:    Genetics Education   Since the completion of the Hu­man Genome Project in 2003, ge­nomic technologies have grown at an astounding rate and are rapidly becoming part of our everyday lives as patients, consumers, parents and citizen... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine-Genetics in Agriculture

by jeeg 11. March 2013 20:17
New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine:  Genetics in Agriculture   Genetics in agriculture is nothing new; hu­mans have been manipulating other species’ genetics to serve our needs and desires for thousands of years. So when scientists first learned in the late 1970s how to se... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine: Whole Genome Sequencing in Medicine

by jeeg 26. November 2012 23:38
With whole genome sequencing (WGS) quickly becoming more affordable and accessible, debates are quickly turning to how such next generation technologies will be integrated into clinical care and how and under what circumstances they will benefit patients and the greater public good.   &... [More]

GeneWatch--Now a multi-media experience!

by jeeg 29. June 2012 00:14
CRG is excited to announce that GeneWatch magazine has launched its new Youtube video channel: GeneWatch TV.    Each new issue of GeneWatch magazine will have a video component  highlighting the key people and hot topics in its pages.   You can hea... [More]
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