RNA, DNA, and COVID-19

As my co-blogger Jeff Hsu, MD, PhD said to me this week, the COVID-19 pandemic has created the ultimate hackathon – the world’s smartest people hyperfocused on the same problem. For this month’s blog, I am outlining few ways that genomics researchers are hoping to advance our understanding of SARS-CoV-2. Pathogen Evolution and Transmission Scientists … Read more

microRNA – Small RNA, Enormous Powers

If you could peek inside one of the cells in your body, it more or less looks like a factory in which various machines are undergoing different molecular processes. The ultimate goal of this cell machinery is to synthesize a protein. Thus, to produce these complex structures, there are other entities required in the cells … Read more