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What are "mouse models" of disease and why are they essential for finding new treatments?
Humans are very genetically diverse, so how can we model those differences in mice to find better treatments for disease?
Discover how PDX mouse models are changing the field of personalized medicine.
DNA, genes, and genomes, oh my! Watch this video to get basic understanding of the vocabulary of genetics.
The definition and key facts about deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the building block of genes.
Responsible for cell division and many other functions, see why the chromosome is key to our everyday life.
We are all mutants! Learn about DNA changes that make us unique.
Alleles genetically influence many parts of our life, such as how we look, risk factors for certain diseases, and much more.
Learn all about telomeres, a part of the chromosome that changes with aging.
What are genes and why are they of such interest to science?
Don't use these interchangeably! There is a difference between genetics and genomics.
How do epigenetic changes affect individuals without physically changing their DNA?
How can you give therapy to a gene? Find out how gene therapy can help treat disease!
Discover what "genetic resilience" is and how our genetic makeup can protect us from diseases like Alzheimer's and type 2 diabetes!
Trillions of tiny living things inhabit our skin, but don't worry: that's good! Learn more about our skin microbiome to see why.
How does cancer arise and why is it so complex?
Science can help extend our healthspan, but what does that mean?
Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects over two million people with uteruses worldwide, but what is it exactly?