Genetics Unzipped

Genetics Unzipped


Latest Episodes

026 - The future is now: Curing HIV, advancing CRISPR therapies, predatory phages for superbug infections and advice for a healthy life
November 07, 2019

Curing HIV, advancing CRISPR therapies, predatory phages for superbug infections and advice for a healthy life

025 - When 'Becky' met Bateson: Edith Rebecca Saunders, the mother of British plant genetics
October 24, 2019

Edith Rebecca Saunders, the mother of British plant genetics

024 - Exploring the Poop-ome, from the microbiome to metagenomics
October 10, 2019

In this episode we’re getting our hands dirty by delving into the microbiome - the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts.

023 Mergers and Acquisitions
September 26, 2019

We’re looking at mergers and acquisitions - but in a biological rather than a financial sense.

022 - Big Questions about the Big C
September 12, 2019

We dig into some of the mysteries surrounding the ultimate genetic disease: cancer.

021 In case you missed it...
August 29, 2019

A round-up of some of our favourite bits from the year so far.

020 Sex and Death
August 15, 2019

We tell tales of sex, death, extinction and the darkest side of genetics.

019 - The Genetic Time Machine
August 01, 2019

We head back into the past to discover the origins of ancient populations, and into the future to explore the realities of personal genome sequencing.

018 Cut. Paste. Pair. Repeat.
July 18, 2019

Exploring the dark heart of the genome, untying nature’s shoelaces and looking back at the discovery of RNA splicing.

017 Happy 100th Birthday To Us
July 04, 2019

We celebrate 100 years of The Genetics Society in suitably scientific style