immunotherapy

Researchers develop a remote-controlled cancer immunotherapy system

The ultrasound-based system can non-invasively control genetic processes to kill cancer cells.

UC Davis sequence all life

Earth BioGenome Project to sequence all life

UC Davis-led partnership to map the DNA of every lifeform announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

UCLA DNA home test

Received an at-home DNA test as a holiday gift? Proceed with caution

Many people are ill-equipped to handle troubling medical information without proper guidance, UCLA geneticist says.

yellow warbler UCLA

How bird genetics adapt to climate change

Scientists find yellow warbler DNA is already adjusting to new conditions and ask whether it's enough to survive.

CRISPR UC Berkeley

First step toward CRISPR cure of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Scientists disable a muscle degeneration trigger to extend mouse lifespans by 25 percent.

genetic testing tray UCSF

As genetic testing grows popular, UCSF clinic emerges to provide context

Genetics is only as good as the qualifications of the person interpreting it, says Dr. Bryce Mendelsohn.

UC Santa Cruz horse genus

A horse is a horse, of course, of course — except when it isn’t

Researchers analyze ancient DNA to reveal a new genus of extinct horse that once roamed North America.

UC Riverside mosquitoes self-destruct

Making mosquitoes self-destruct

Researchers generate genetically engineered insects to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

UC Davis wheat

Gene discovery may halt worldwide wheat epidemic

Scientists hope they can fend off a devestating strain of stem rust.

UC San Diego stress study

Researchers discover new pathway for handling stress

Newly detected resistance mechanism helps protect cells from threats such as heat shock.

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