Tag: mRNA

Gairdner Foundation celebrates new frontiers of biomedical research

McGill’s Office of Research and Innovation invited two recent recipients of the Canada Gairdner International Award to present their research to the McGill community. Demis Hassabis, CEO and co-founder of Google DeepMind, and Lynne Maquat, J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and professor in the University of Rochester’s Department of Biochemistry[Read More…]

Making soup with methane, vitamin D, mRNA, and shellfish waste

The 35th semesterly Soup & Science was one for the books, with top-notch student and professor research presentations accompanied by delectable soup. The McGill Tribune  brings you the presentations we liked best for a little taste of the event. Improving mRNA resilience by combining it with other molecules  U4 chemistry[Read More…]

mRNA acts as marker in Alzheimer’s patients

Through mathematical modeling and collaboration with scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), McGill researchers, including Rached Alkallas, graduate student in the Department of Human Genetics and the primary author of the seminal study published in Nature Communications, have identified a protein that sharply decreases in patients with[Read More…]

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