Humanized yeast to the rescue

Humanized yeast to the rescue

There are many research examples of yeast genes that were replaced by human orthologs for protein characterization, some of which with direct human disease relevance. One excellent example is out of Berkeley by researchers from the Rine lab published in 2012 where...

April in tweets

In April we crossed the midway point of our Niemann-Pick C multi-model HTS campaign. It was also Tamy’s first month as a full-time PLabber. Here she is with Tom scoring fly plates: Team Fly is scoring plates for the NPC screen on a Friday afternoon. That's...

World Orphan Drug Congress recap

I attended my first World Orphan Drug Congress last week in Washington, D.C. It was a lovely time to be in DC, cherry blossoms in the air. The meeting itself was held at the Hilton in the heart of downtown. With over 700 attendees (or so I was told), there was...
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