Tag: Genetics

The History of DNA Barcoding

The History of DNA Barcoding

DNA barcoding really started in two thousand three and it started with Canadian scientist Paul Hebert at University of Guelph, wrote a paper saying that we could use short DNA sequences from a certain region, a standardized region…

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Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC)

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Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium: Bringing the “Best of the Best” to Prostate Cancer Patients Beer: There is no other organization in the country that has accelerated research in one disease as—as much as the Prostate Cancer Clinical…

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The race to sequence the human genome – Tien Nguyen

The race to sequence the human genome – Tien Nguyen

Packed inside every cell in your body is a set of genetic instructions, 3.2 billion base pairs long. Deciphering these directions would be a monumental task but could offer unprecedented insight about the human body. In 1990, a…

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