Genetics Unzipped

By The Genetics Society

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.

  1. 1.
    S4.19 Reading the book of life: A brief history of DNA sequencing
    26:32
  2. 2.
    S4.18 Meet the Robinson Crusoe Islanders: the genetic roots of speech and language development
    35:00
  3. 3.
    S4.17 Back to the beginning: Exploring the origins of life
    24:27
  4. 4.
    S4.16 Direwolves and Denisovans: Uncovering the stories in ancient DNA
    39:47
  5. 5.
    S4.15 Catching cancer: A story of devils, dogs and cannibal hamsters
    33:50
  6. 6.
    S4.14 Genes for all: Making sure everyone benefits from genetics research
    34:49
  7. 7.
    S4.13 Six toed cats and cyclops lambs: The story of Sonic Hedgehog
    30:53
  8. 8.
    S4.12 Why me? Searching for genetic susceptibility to chronic fatigue syndrome and pain
    36:49
  1. 9.
    S4.11 From genes to drugs to bugs: How genetic engineering is used to make medicines
    40:36
  2. 10.
    S4.10 Creatures of the night: the genetics of bats
    32:09
  3. 11.
    S4.09 Genes and giants - the science of big and small
    35:52
  4. 12.
    S408 Making better medicines: unlocking the promise of genomics for drug discovery
    40:08
  5. 13.
    S407: A brief history of CRISPR: how we learned to edit the genome
    36:30
  6. 14.
    Suffrage Science: Dr Tamsin Edwards
    33:39
  7. 15.
    S406: Giving nature a helping hand: how humans are shaping species
    48:09
  8. 16.
    S405: How to be a superhero: the hidden powers within your genes
    30:04
  9. 17.
    S4.04 - Dogology: The genetics of our four-legged friends
    44:19
  10. 18.
    S4.03 - A dominant character: The life of JBS Haldane
    34:15
  11. 19.
    S4.02 - 100 not out? Genes and ageing
    35:34
  12. 20.
    S4.01 Genes and Vaccines: Where mRNA COVID-19 vaccines came from and how they work
    36:43
  13. 21.
    S3.28 *Repost* Chimps, cancer genes and missing kids: An interview with Mary-Claire King
    32:53
  14. 22.
    S3.27 *Repost* Not just the wife
    32:08
  15. 23.
    Genetics Shambles 12: 9 Lessons and Carols for Socially Distanced People
    39:32
  16. 24.
    S3.26 *Repost* When 'Becky' met Bateson: Edith Rebecca Saunders, the mother of British plant genetics
    32:56
  17. 25.
    S3.25 *Repost* Uprooting the tree of life: Darwin, DNA and de-extinction
    30:09
  18. 26.
    Are my hormones making me fat? Hormones: The Inside Story
    28:41
  19. 27.
    Genetics Shambles 11: In conversation with Prof Steve Jones
    42:31
  20. 28.
    S3.24 Best bits of 2020
    32:08
  21. 29.
    Genetics Shambles 10: In conversation with Prof Aoife McLysaght
    49:48
  22. 30.
    S3.23 Heat, Stick, Duplicate, Repeat: The Story Of The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
    30:05
  23. 31.
    Genetics Shambles 9: The ethics of genetics
    53:10
  24. 32.
    S3.22 The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project
    30:38
  25. 33.
    Genetics Shambles 8: New genetic technologies
    50:35
  26. 34.
    S321 From Philadelphia to Baltimore: Tales of Chromosomes, Cancer Cells and Henrietta Lacks
    33:24
  27. 35.
    Genetics Shambles 7: COVID expert panel 3
    1:16:24
  28. 36.
    S3.20 The Future of Cancer: How Genomics is Transforming Research and Treatment for All
    45:14
  29. 37.
    Genetics Shambles 6: Dealing with pathogens
    55:10
  30. 38.
    S3.19 Making Babies and Getting Organised: Celebrating Hilde Mangold and Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch
    26:48
  31. 39.
    Genetics Shambles 5: The evolution of cancer
    59:05
  32. 40.
    S3.18 Rare, Well Done: Progress and challenges in rare genetic disorders
    35:27
  33. 41.
    Genetics Shambles 4: The sequence of everything
    54:55
  34. 42.
    S3.17 Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life
    38:12
  35. 43.
    Genetics Shambles 3: Humans - Evolved and evolving
    53:30
  36. 44.
    S3.16 Sickness and susceptibility: The ancient war between genes and disease
    34:37
  37. 45.
    Genetics Shambles 2: A guide to the human genome
    1:04:33
  38. 46.
    S3.15 Pimp My Genome: the wonderful world of epigenetics
    31:35
  39. 47.
    Genetics Shambles 1: COVID-19 and Learning from the Past
    51:21
  40. 48.
    S3.14 The eyes have it: From genetics to gene therapy
    37:01
  41. 49.
    S3.13 The Cancer Ladies: Maud Slye and Pauline Gross
    33:03
  42. 50.
    S3.12 Out Standing in the Field: the highs and lows of genetics fieldwork
    33:16

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