Jeffrey M. Perkel

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All Eyes On Stem Cells

By | October 1, 2014

See the striking images behind the quest to develop stem cell therapeutics for vision disorders.

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Eyes on the Prize

By | October 1, 2014

A handful of stem cell therapeutics for vision disorders are showing promise in early-stage trials, and still more are in development. But there’s a long road to travel before patients see real benefit.  

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Nuclear Cartography

By | October 1, 2014

Techniques for mapping chromosome conformation

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Singularly Alluring

By | June 1, 2014

Microfluidic tools and techniques for investigating cells, one by one

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Automation on a Budget

By | January 1, 2014

Solutions for partially automating your cell culture set-up

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Name That Metabolite!

By | July 1, 2013

A guided tour through the metabolome

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Gene Patents Decision: Everybody Wins

By | June 18, 2013

Last week’s Supreme Court decision to invalidate patents on human genes was a win for patients, independent researchers, and even the wider biotech industry.

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DIY in the Lab

By | March 1, 2013

Things break in the lab. Here’s how to protect your equipment, and what to do when it stops working.

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Genomics 101

By | December 1, 2012

Undergraduate students delve into genomics and synthetic biology thanks to a new breed of technologically advanced courses.

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Inside Genomics Education

By | December 1, 2012

Undergraduates and others are delving into modern genetics and genomics technologies in classrooms across the country.

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