Cracking Down on Cancer: A Profile of Owen Witte
Cracking Down on Cancer: A Profile of Owen Witte
Through his studies on cancer-causing viruses, the University of California, Los Angeles, professor has helped develop lifesaving treatments.
Cracking Down on Cancer: A Profile of Owen Witte
Cracking Down on Cancer: A Profile of Owen Witte

Through his studies on cancer-causing viruses, the University of California, Los Angeles, professor has helped develop lifesaving treatments.

Through his studies on cancer-causing viruses, the University of California, Los Angeles, professor has helped develop lifesaving treatments.

gene regulation
Image of the Day: Tomato Domestication
Image of the Day: Tomato Domestication
Amy Schleunes | Mar 30, 2020
Scientists identify a transcription factor that plays a key role in increased fruit size.
Salk Institute Cofounder Melvin Cohn Dies
Salk Institute Cofounder Melvin Cohn Dies
Ashley Yeager | Oct 26, 2018
Cohn was a leader in gene regulation and immune system research and left a lasting legacy in La Jolla.
Uncovering Functions of Circular RNAs
Uncovering Functions of Circular RNAs
Catherine Offord | Jul 16, 2017
Recent research has revealed many surprises about circular RNAs, from findings that they are translated in vivo to links between their expression and disease.
Wanted: Transcriptional Regulators
Wanted: Transcriptional Regulators
Ruth Williams | Jul 31, 2016
Researchers have designed a screen to find unique molecules, called riboswitches, that determine whether transcription will proceed.
Riboswitch Screen
Riboswitch Screen
Ruth Williams | Jul 31, 2016
A newly developed method detects regulators of bacterial transcription called riboswitches.
RNA Methylation Dynamics
RNA Methylation Dynamics
and Gidi Rechavi, Dan Dominissini, Chuan He | Dec 31, 2015
Additions to the bases of RNA molecules can be written, read, and erased.
Metazoans in the DNAi Club
Metazoans in the DNAi Club
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 30, 2015
A chance discovery results in the first report of DNA-based gene silencing in an animal.
Silencing Surprise
Silencing Surprise
Jenny Rood | May 31, 2015
A chromatin remodeler in embryonic stem cells clears the DNA for mRNA transcription while stifling the expression of noncoding transcripts.
Exploring the Impacts of Genetic Variation on Tissue-Specific Expression
Exploring the Impacts of Genetic Variation on Tissue-Specific Expression
Jenny Rood | May 7, 2015
Preliminary results from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project reveal that gene expression varies more across tissues than across individuals.