A Day in the Life: Bioinformatician – collaboration, cancer and all life on Earth

2022-12-10T08:56:15+00:008 March 2019|

Understanding the nature of life on Earth has been revolutionised by DNA sequencing. In the past we could only observe what was happening, now we can read (and alter) the blueprints of life to understand health and disease at the most intimate level. Yet none of this would be possible without the unsung work of bioinformaticians

How do parasites worm their way in?

2022-12-12T15:43:49+00:001 February 2016|

Adam Reid has worked with researchers around the world to discover the genes that let the Strongyloides nematode set up home inside us