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,

Two reporter genes are better than one (2/2)

Very generally speaking, in a cell the protein pool detain the 90% of the executive power: proteins execute the algorithms encoded in the DN...

Two reporter genes are better than one (1/2)

Sometimes choosing the right reporter gene is a hard matter. Let choose fluorescent proteins: they are very bright, but they need also an ex...

When barriers stem new roads

In vivo molecular BLI is rapidly becoming a standard method for measuring gene expression changes in normal tissues, cancer, and specific ce...

Shine enantio-tools for preparative chemist

In the beginning it was only to help beetle to mate. Then it became a reporter gene in transfection assays. Finally it was the main characte...

Imaging splicing in vivo using reporter mice

Imaging technologies are influencing the way we study regulatory processes in vivo. Several groups have just taken advantage of imaging tech...

Fiat lux

After the breaking of the Abbe limit, biophotonics became once again a new and exciting research field that is already delivering substantia...