About 1.6 billion years ago our common microbial ancestors began traveling down many different roads. One of the roads led to what we are today as a species. 473 more words
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Aged 95, Frederick Sanger passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. He is to date the only person to be awarded two times the Nobel prize in Chemistry: in 1958 “for his work on the structure of proteins, especially that of insulin” and in 1980 ”for their contributions concerning the determination of base sequences in nucleic acids”. 83 more words
Yesterday PLoS Computational Biology published one of our studies. At PLoS Computational Biology, they have the nice speciality of a ‘friendly abstract’, called the Author Summary. 279 more words
Where do we come from? Why are we the way we are? Why aren’t there any 6-legged mammals? In this short video, Yogi Jaeger, head of the Comparative Analysis of Developmental Systems lab at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) talks about his research into these and other questions.