Many Bacteria and Archaea Promoters Work Forward and Backward
Many Bacteria and Archaea Promoters Work Forward and Backward
New analyses find that divergent transcription, in which one promoter directs the expression of two adjacent genes oriented in opposite directions, is conserved across all domains of life.
Many Bacteria and Archaea Promoters Work Forward and Backward
Many Bacteria and Archaea Promoters Work Forward and Backward

New analyses find that divergent transcription, in which one promoter directs the expression of two adjacent genes oriented in opposite directions, is conserved across all domains of life.

New analyses find that divergent transcription, in which one promoter directs the expression of two adjacent genes oriented in opposite directions, is conserved across all domains of life.

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The Promise of Spatial Transcriptomics in Exploring Chronic Liver Disease
The Promise of Spatial Transcriptomics in Exploring Chronic Liver Disease
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | Jun 30, 2021
Prakash Ramachandran discusses using spatial transcriptomics to understand liver fibrosis and what he can learn from analyzing biobanked tissue samples.
<em>The Scientist</em> Speaks - Thieves on the Inside: Viral Control of Host Gene Expression
The Scientist Speaks - Thieves on the Inside: Viral Control of Host Gene Expression
The Scientist Creative Services Team | May 25, 2021
Britt Glaunsinger discusses how viruses steal from their hosts to take over cellular processes and promote their own survival.
Technique Talk: Single Cell Sequencing Sample Preparation for Oncology Research
Technique Talk: Single Cell Sequencing Sample Preparation for Oncology Research
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | Apr 29, 2021
In this workshop, learn tips and tricks for preparing cancer tissue samples for a variety of single cell applications.
Checking Checkpoints for Treating Cancer
Checking Checkpoints for Treating Cancer
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 31, 2021
Researchers devise strategies to improve checkpoint inhibitor therapy and predict patient response.
<em>The Scientist&nbsp;</em>Speaks Ep. 15 - The Epigenetic Origins of Allergy and Asthma
The Scientist Speaks Ep. 15 - The Epigenetic Origins of Allergy and Asthma
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Feb 26, 2021
Epigenetic marks acquired from environmental exposures throughout life influence human health and may even transcend generations.
Siobh&aacute;n Brady Uses Big Data to Investigate Plant Development
Siobhán Brady Uses Big Data to Investigate Plant Development
Shawna Williams | Feb 1, 2021
The University of California, Davis, professor is a pioneer in teasing apart the changes in gene expression that drive root development.
Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 18, 2021
In this workshop, you will learn about the critical factors that ensure qPCR accuracy and success.
Eight Proteins Turn Mouse Stem Cells into Egglike Cells
Eight Proteins Turn Mouse Stem Cells into Egglike Cells
Ashley Yeager | Dec 16, 2020
The identification of the transcription factors that elicit oocyte growth will aid reproductive biology research and might help women with fertility issues, scientists say.  
Modern Approaches to qPCR
Modern Approaches to qPCR
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Nov 9, 2020
Download this ebook to learn how updated qPCR instruments provide optimal thermal performance and data connectivity!
Regulators of Gene Activity in Animals Are Deeply Conserved
Regulators of Gene Activity in Animals Are Deeply Conserved
Amanda Heidt | Nov 6, 2020
Enhancers, short regions of DNA that direct gene expression, of species separated by 700 million years of evolution worked interchangeably, according to a new study.
New Map Charts Genetic Expression Across Tissue Types, Sexes
New Map Charts Genetic Expression Across Tissue Types, Sexes
Ashley Yeager | Sep 10, 2020
A decade-long effort to probe gene regulation reveals differences between males and females, points to essential regulatory elements, and offers insight into past work on telomeres.
How Cancer Evades the Immune System
How Cancer Evades the Immune System
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 31, 2020
Presenters in this webinar will discuss how cancer not only evades the immune system, but also co-opts it to promote tumor growth.
Multiomic Single-Cell Analysis Identifies a Unique Stem and Progenitor Population
Multiomic Single-Cell Analysis Identifies a Unique Stem and Progenitor Population
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 14, 2020
Margaret Nakamoto will introduce the BD Rhapsody™ Single-Cell Analysis System, and Ravi Majeti will discuss how he and his team used concurrent RNA and BD® AbSeq Antibody-oligo multiplexed surface marker analysis to improve HSPC clustering and characterize specific phenotypic states along unique hematopoietic differentiation trajectories.
Direct Capture of Guide RNAs Enables Scalable and Combinatorial Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
Direct Capture of Guide RNAs Enables Scalable and Combinatorial Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 25, 2020
10x Genomics invites you to join them for an educational webinar.
Receptors for SARS-CoV-2 Present in Wide Variety of Human Cells
Receptors for SARS-CoV-2 Present in Wide Variety of Human Cells
Chris Baraniuk | Apr 29, 2020
Analyses from single-cell sequencing datasets support the idea that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory disease but an illness that can affect multiple organs.
Infographic: How Some X-Chromosome Genes Escape Inactivation
Infographic: How Some X-Chromosome Genes Escape Inactivation
Amber Dance | Mar 1, 2020
About one-quarter of the hundreds of genes on the inactivated X chromosome in XX cells manage to escape that silencing, at least some of the time.
Genes that Escape Silencing on the Second X Chromosome May Drive Disease
Genes that Escape Silencing on the Second X Chromosome May Drive Disease
Amber Dance | Mar 1, 2020
When X-linked genes evade silencing on the “inactive” chromosome in XX cells, some protect women from diseases such as cancer, but others seem to promote conditions such as autoimmunity.
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
Emma Yasinski | Jan 3, 2020
Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  
Image of the Day: Reprogrammed Ants
Image of the Day: Reprogrammed Ants
Emily Makowski | Nov 13, 2019
Watch soldier ants behave more like foragers after scientists change their gene expression.