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Upcoming PhD defenses – Shuai Li and Arooran Kanagendran

Text by Lauri Laanisto

We have two upcoming thesis defences.

Firstly, on 26th of February 2018 at 12.15 in Kreutzwaldi 5-2A1 our young researcher, Shuai Li, 104 more words

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Life Continues Within the Body After Death

By Jen Viegas  – Re-Blogged From Seeker

The body keeps working to repair itself after death, according to a provocative new study that could offer insight into how we might put the big sleep on hold. 956 more words

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New tool tracks down distant regulators of gene expression, upends expectations

Gene enhancers light up in distinctive patterns in different cell types in a fruit fly.

To put things simply, Harvard Medical School researcher Karen Adelman… 801 more words


Foods That Help You Stay Young

Have you ever wondered why sometimes people do not look their age? You probably know at least two people of the same age and neither of them look it. 1,339 more words


Lac Operon in Vivo!

Hello and welcome back to the Bio Bunch!

As we trek forward in our biotechnology unit, we are learning about how gene expression works. After all, it’s not enough to just have the recipe book of information. 254 more words

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Inference to the best explanation of the evidence

The p value and Bayesian methods have well known drawbacks when it comes to measuring the strength of the evidence supporting one hypothesis over another. To overcome those drawbacks, this paper proposes an alternative method of quantifying how much support a hypothesis has from evidence consisting of data. 130 more words

Empirical Bayes

A molecular ribosome counting mechanism - where's the data?

A recent paper in Nature from the lab of Pavel Baranov and collaborators suggests a new type of mechanism of translation regulation. However, After discussing this paper in a journal club today – I’m not convinced about their model. 688 more words

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