Genetics Unzipped

From Mendel's peas to personal genome sequencing, Genetics Unzipped brings you stories from the world of genes, genomes and DNA. In association with The Genetics Society.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 89 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 23 hours 41 minutes


episode 24: Best bits of Genetics Unzipped 2020

We look back over our favourite bits from the podcast over the year, from dark family secrets revealed by genetic testing to the secret scientific history of bird poop.


 2020-11-19  32m

Genetics Shambles 10: In conversation with Prof Aoife McLysaght

Robin Ince sits down for a chat with Aoife McLysaght, Professor in the Molecular Evolution Laboratory of the Smurfit Institute of Genetics, University of Dublin, Trinity College and one of the 2018 Royal Institution Christmas Lecturers.


 2020-11-12  49m

episode 23: Heat, Stick, Duplicate, Repeat

The Story Of The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)


 2020-11-05  30m

Genetics Shambles 9: The ethics of genetics

Whenever the topic of genetics is mentioned this is always a question of ethics not far behind. Whether that is in Stem Cell research, genetic modification or even basic healthcare.


 2020-10-29  53m

episode 22: Past Present and Future of the Human Genome Project

with Dr Eric Green, director of the US National Human Genome Research Institute


 2020-10-22  30m

Genetics Shambles 8: New genetic technologies

Genetic technologies are improving all the time - and, by pure chance, just hours before we went live with this show it was announced that Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna had won the 2020 Nobel Prize for chemistry for their work with CRISPR and the technology of genome editing.


 2020-10-15  50m

episode 21: From Philadelphia to Baltimore

Tales of Chromosomes, Cancer Cells and Henrietta Lacks


 2020-10-08  33m

Genetics Shambles 7: COVID expert panel 3

Every couple of months we gather a new panel of experts for a Q&A on where things are at with our current understanding of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With so much misinformation out there it’s important that you, the public and viewers, get a change to ask a panel of experts directly and unfiltered. For this, volume 3 of our COVID-19 Q&As Robin is joined by three experts...


 2020-10-01  1h16m

episode 20: The Future of Cancer

How Genomics is Transforming Research and Treatment for All


 2020-09-24  45m

Genetics Shambles 6: Dealing with pathogens

Bacteria are all around us, and inside us. Some of these of these are fine, even good, but others are pathogens and cause disease. How do they evolve and how are we learning to cope with them through new research. And are we in danger of a new age of antibiotic resistance? Robin Ince is joined by three experts in the field...


 2020-09-17  55m