23/03/2017
DNA contains the instructions for life, encoded within genes. Within all cells, DNA is organised into very long lengths known as chromosomes. In animal and plant cells these are double-ended, like pieces of string or shoelaces, but in bacteria they are circular. Whether stringy or circular, these...
09/03/2017
The intestine has a high rate of cellular regeneration due to the wear and tear originated by its function degrading and absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. The entire cell wall is renewed once a week approximately. This explains why the intestine holds a large number of stem cells in...
03/03/2017
Researchers from the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG) have substantially broadened the applicability of single cell genomics by combining cell and tissue cryopreservation with workflows of this emerging research field.   The study, published in Genome Biology, has found that single...
17/02/2017
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the Vall d’Hebron Instituto de Investigación (VHIR) launch the third year of the training programme “PhD for Medical...
13/02/2017
Researchers from CNAG, the Institut Català d’Oncologia and other research institutions have compared RNA sequencing results from paired formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) and fresh-frozen (FF) glioblastoma tissue samples. The study was performed as part of the Glioma Catalonia Group and...
10/02/2017
The Human Genome Meeting 2017 (HGM2017) was held in Barcelona from 5-7 of February. This is the annual conference of the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO), a major scientific conference for human genetics & genomics, genomic medicine, and genomic biology. Ivo Gut, director of the CNAG, chaired  ...

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