National Institute of BioMedical Genomics (NIBMG), an autonomous Institute by the Government of India, located around 50 Kms away from Kolkata, a metropolitan city of India. This institute is known to be the only Institute in India devoted with the researches on “Biomedical Genomics”. Dr. Partha... Read More
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This episode: Phages hang out in mucus to ambush bacteria!
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This episode: Some bacterial DNA sequence seems to integrate into human cells, especially in cancerous tissue!
This episode: New giant virus discovered, with a genome larger than that of some eukaryotes!
Your discussion about technology and fixing things here before we go out into space made me wonder if space exploration might turn out to be like investigative science. In the process of exploring space we might run across the means of fixing our probl... Read More
This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
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This episode: Virus acts as vector to cure deadly genetic disorder!
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This episode: Slime mold cells carry bacteria with them, some for food and some for chemical warfare!
Dear Vincent and Dickson,
I just heard your most recent TWIP. Please keep these podcasts going! I love listening to your podcasts and hearing your enthusiasm for my favorite biological topic, parasites. Remember that for every fan... Read More
This episode: Pathogen's CRISPR-Cas system (for defense against viruses) can be modified to change gene expression in mammals!