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,

define: reporter gene

In 2008 I directly blogged about ~50 peer-reviewed research articles. My readings clearly highlight the need to revise the current definitio...

Reporter models for physiology

A hybrid mouse obtained by morulae aggregation of two different reporter mice (GFP and lacZ) allowed Francesca Faggioli and colleagues from ...

google hit list (last 6 months)

In the last 6 months, visitors from google were looking for... Compared to the last period , less people is looking for a wiki of reporter...

I got why Big Pharmas are in trouble

Selective Progestin Receptor Modulators ( SPERMs ) are a class of new contraceptives. Yes, there is a crisis in the pharma market, and the c...

microfluidics, fluorescent reporters and synthethic/system biology for dummies

Getting the first name on Nature it isn't so frequent, but getting it two times in a year (2008) by using a nobelized reporter gene is ...

the system biology boundary

We have to stop to use omics technologies to turn biology (and system biology) in an exact science. Our vision of "exactiness" is ...