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2018 at Roslin

2018 was an exciting year at The Roslin Institute, filled with news-worthy research, awards, scientific and public events, training courses and more.

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Professor Geoff Simm: Inaugural lecture: Thought for Food - Food for Thought?

Inaugural lecture by Professor Geoff Simm, Professor of Global Agriculture and Food SecurityRecorded 3/12/2018 at the Roslin Auditorium. Abstract:Feeding the world's growing population well -…

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Elsevier Scopus Awards 2018: profile of awardee Dr Sarah McGlasson

Video interview with Sarah McGlasson, winner of the Elsevier / US-UK Fulbright Commission 2018 UK Early Career Researcher Award in Medicine. #ECRAwards2018…

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James Mayers Director of National Resources, International Institute for Environment and Development - at the launch of the Centre for Sustainable Forests and Landscapes, Wednesday 26th September 2018 #edforests 2018

James Mayers Director of National Resources, International Institute for Environment and Development - discusses how his organisation would like to engage with the new Centre for Sustainable Forests…

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Dr Google will see you now: Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

Mhairi Aitken talks about her upcoming show "Dr Google will see you now", as part of the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas. Performance at 1.30pm, 6 August 2018. New Town Theatre, Freemasons…

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The advantages of genetic modification

Professor Helen Sang tells us about the advantages of transgenesis for animal health. Video and animation produced by Sonal Katyal MSc.

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The bright future of genetic modification

Professor Bruce Whitelaw explains how transgenesis could be used to e.g. produce mosquitoes that do not transmit malaria. Video and animation produced by Sonal Katyal MSc.

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The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editor

Roslin researcher Gus McFarlane explains how this gene editing tool works and how powerful it can be for studying biology. Video and animation produced by Sonal Katyal MSc and The Zoom Club.

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The future of genome editing

Professor Bruce Whitelaw tells us about current and future applications of genome editing. This is a powerful tool for preventing diseases as it can be used for instance for producing pigs resistant…

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