Month: January 2013

Using genome sequences and computer analysis, we are able to understand the rapid evolution of the influenza virus, explains Chris Illingworth… [Credit: CDC/Brian Judd]

How our computers crack flu’s evolution

29 Jan 2013: Using genome sequences and computer analysis, we are able to understand the rapid evolution of the influenza virus, explains Chris Illingworth.

25 January 2013: Fellow Wikipedian, Darren Logan, explains why one of our malaria researchers is honoured by Jimmy Wales with Wikipedia Day

Why Malaria’s Magnus is celebrated by Wales’ Wikipedia Day

25 Jan 2013: Fellow Wikipedian, Darren Logan, explains why one of our malaria researchers is honoured by Jimmy Wales with Wikipedia Day

How do we talk to parasites?

10 Jan 2013: Adam Reid explains how his new approah to understand how genes control host-parasite interactions could be used to discover truly novel interactions and identify entirely new aspects of biology.

A recipe for better fry and better fish

9 Jan 2013: A simple addition to Zebrafish food that boosts survival and can reduce numbers of animals in research, wins NC3Rs poster prize explains Nicola Goodwin…

One small piece of a genetic puzzle

7 Jan 2013: Jacqui White explains how the Institute work on blood tests has helped to pick out a gene defect in patients with a thyroid disease…