Posts Tagged: DNA

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Let’s celebrate DNA Day!

April 25, 1953, is a day to remember. That’s the day, sixty-five years ago, that DNA’s double-helical structure was published for the first time in a paper by James Watson and Francis Crick. The paper, printed in the journal Nature, together with papers from Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin, included evidence that the structure existed… Read article →


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Meet a microbiome researcher: Q&A with Dr. Aaron Ericsson

As a part of our Microbiome research interview series, we spoke with Dr. Aaron Ericsson. He is Director of the University of Missouri Metagenomics Center and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at the University of Missouri. His research comprises several different projects, including: • A K01-funded study investigating the influence of… Read article →


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Celebrating life – it’s DNA Day on April 25!

National DNA Day commemorates the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953, as well as the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. Looking at the history of DNA timeline, the landmark discovery of James Watson, Francis Crick and colleagues was based on foundations previously laid down by several other scientists. Although Friedrich… Read article →


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It’s that time of year to unwrap mysteries of the reindeer

As Christmas is approaching, it’s time to wrap up warm, listen to Christmas songs and wait for Santa to arrive on his sleigh. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is one of those well-known Christmas characters, however, his unique red nose and how he is able to fly still remain a mystery. Rudolph´s real-life counterpart, also… Read article →


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Did you miss Cancer Research Week @ QIAGEN? Watch the recordings!

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is changing the face of cancer research and propelling us faster than ever toward smart, personalized solutions for attacking tumors. Recently we presented Cancer Research Week, a 4-part webinar series covering the latest advances in NGS to help you in your mission to reveal cancer’s secrets, from molecular barcodes to single cell sequencing. Did… Read article →