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A View From the Bench: Roadblocks and Frustrations When Expectation Meets Reality.

In an effort to create better models for epilepsy, we’ve been working on a grant-funded project to humanize important synaptic machinery by replacing endogenous coding sequences with human coding sequences.  Syntaxin is a key synaptic protein, encoded by the gene STX1A, that helps synaptic vesicles dock, fuse with the membrane, and release neurotransmitters.  Syntaxin has …

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Seventeen Minutes of Science: Viral Gene Therapies and Their Potential Use Against COVID-19

Tune in weekly to our virtual series “Seventeen Minutes of Science” every Tuesday at 11am PST / 2pm ET where we go live on Facebook with a new guest each week to talk about how science and biotechnology is woven into their lives for (you guessed it) 17 minutes! This week on 17 Minutes of …

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Seventeen Minutes of Science: Stepping up – How Kashi Labs has responded to COVID-19 (Episode 10)

Stuck at home with nothing to do during this quarantine? Restless to still be learning and interacting with other scientists? You’re in luck! You can now tune in weekly to our virtual series “Seventeen Minutes of Science”. Every Tuesday at 11am PST / 2pm ET we will go live on Facebook to talk about science …

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The Importance of COVID-19 Environmental Testing

Originally posted on the Enviral Tech website. Read it on their site here. Why you should start testing your facilities for COVID-19 now As COVID-19 has impacted everyone’s lives on a global scale, across all industries, we are all trying to figure out what our new normal will be — both in our personal and …

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Seventeen Minutes of Science: Modeling Human Diseases in Zebrafish (Episode 4)

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Seventeen Minutes of Science: The More Models the Merrier – Zebrafish & C. elegans Working Together (Episode 3)

Stuck at home with nothing to do during this quarantine? Restless to still be learning and interacting with other scientists? You’re in luck! You can now tune in weekly to our virtual series “Seventeen Minutes of Science”. Every Tuesday at 11am PST/ 2pm ET we will go live on Facebook to talk about science for …

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Seventeen Minutes of Science: Virology & World Health (Episode 2)

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