Viruses can transfer large chunks of bacterial genomes—including antibiotic resistance genes—among bacteria species.
As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar, Dr. Wan Yue will receive ~US$77,000 in research funding and have access to specialized leadership and communication training.
Scientists in Singapore have converted fibroblasts into pluripotent stem cells without introducing external factors for genetic reprogramming.
Using super-resolution imaging, scientists in China have obtained the structure of the GLUT1 protein at nanometer resolution.
The acetylation of metabolic enzymes plays a key role in regulating heart muscle development in newborns, study says.
A genome-wide method has identified RNA aptamers that can bind to key metabolites, including vitamin B2.
Anti-hypertensive drugs called calcium channel blockers can suppress influenza virus replication by blocking a key viral receptor.
Researchers have used gene editing to block the replication of HIV in human cells.
A single injection of a human neutralizing antibody is enough to protect developing mouse embryos against Zika virus infection and microcephaly, researchers say.