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MEET THE DMDD TEAM – DAVID ADAMS

In a series of interviews we’re hearing from members of the DMDD programme. Who are they? What inspires them? And what do they hope that DMDD will achieve? This month we hear from David Adams, who oversees the production of embryonic lethal knockout mouse strains for the project. What has […]

Dr David Adams.

Nesting wild-type pups.

NEW PHENOTYPE SCREEN EXAMINES CAUSES OF NEONATAL DEATH

Around a third of targeted gene knockouts in mice are embryonic-lethal. But not all deaths occur during gestation – a significant number of gene knockouts result in death at or shortly after the time of birth. Mice from these knockout lines provide a valuable animal model of human neonatal death […]


JOIN DMDD AS A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is now hiring for a Postdoctoral Fellow to join the DMDD (Deciphering the Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders) programme. Based in the Vertebrate Genetics and Genomics group at the WTSI, the successful candidate will use RNA-seq and a range of high-throughput sequence analysis tools to identify […]