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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 advantages of genome editing

Gus McFarlane talks of how humans have been modifying the genetic information of animals for thousands of years, resulting sometimes in undesirable traits, and how gene editing techniques have the…

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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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What is gene editing all about?

Dr Chris Proudfoot explains what gene editing is all about and how it works. Video and animation produced by Sonal Katyal MSc.

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What is transgenesis all about?

In this video and animation produced by Sonal Katyal MSc, Roslin PhD student Gus McFarlane explains how genetic modification, through a process called transgenesis, works and its potential to…

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How we use gene editing

In this video and animation produced by Sonal Katyal MSc, Dr Simon Lillico explains how scientists have used gene editing at The Roslin Institute to produce pigs resistant to the PRRS virus.

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Inaugural lecture of Professor Neil Mabbott: Prions - ninja pathogens and immune system hijackers

Prion diseases are a unique group of brain diseases in animals and humans which cause extensive damage to nerve cells in the brain, to which there is currently no effective treatment or cure. Some…

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Bill Gates and Secretary of State visit the Easter Bush Campus

The event included showcasing of work on improving livestock production in Africa and the announcement of a £4 million boost from the UK Government.Bill Gates at the Easter Bush Campus.…

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Vitamin D: hope or hype?

Speakers Richard Mellanby, and Iris Mair, MRC Centre for Inflammation ResearchInterest in vitamin D has rapidly grown in recent years with numerous studies linking a lack of vitamin D to the…

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Inaugural lecture: Confronting the microbial menace in our food

Farmed animals are vital to global food security but can transmit harmful microbes to humans through the food chain.Among these are bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli that cause…

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The Roslin Institute - Open Day 2017 (short)

14/10/2017

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Superbugs, hosts, and habitats: bacterial survival in a challenging world

Professor Fitzgerald's lecture will include observations from his research career related to the ability of pathogenic bacteria to adapt to different environments, particularly those created by…

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Let sunshine into your heart

March 11th 2015Dr Richard Weller, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh and Dr Darren Shaw, Royal (Dick) Vet School / The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh Are…

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18. Sample Case: The Influenza Virus & Macrophage Diagram (Lecture)

Graphical & Computational Modelling of Biological Pathways Lecture by professor Tom Freeman Filmed during a half-day training course held at The Roslin Institute, January 2015 (Recommended…

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