Who: I am a life-sciences explorer.
What: I surf nutrient-to-gene trails.
Where: My base camp is at the University of Geneva.
When: - gianpaolo.rando@unige.ch,

Reportergenomics

In genetic engineering, a reporter gene is one that codes for a product that is easy to measure by recent technology. For instance, lucifer...

Non-invasive in vivo optical imaging of the lacZ and luc gene expression in mice

The bacterial lacZ gene encoding for beta-galactosidase (beta-gal) is a common reporter gene used in cell cultures, and in the last years al...

Red Russian Katushka

For deep imaging of animal tissues, the optical window favorable for light penetration is in near-infrared wavelengths , which requires prot...

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This is a very small blog advocating the advantages of genetically encoded approaches in the study of biomolecular processes. This site is n...