RNA

DNA gene helix spiral molecule structure

UNSW research has uncovered a ‘jumping gene’ which is vital for quickly suppressing an immune response to infection after a virus clears the body.

Professor Pall Thordarson reaches for lab equipment.

RNA science has significant potential to treat cancer genetic and autoimmune diseases – making critical contributions toward advancing human health.  

RNA Institute launch group labs

Director of the Institute, Professor Pall Thordarson says the RNA revolution is just getting started.

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet announcing RNA facility

It’s hoped NSW’s first RNA pilot manufacturing facility will spearhead a commercialised RNA industry in the state.

DNA2 0

The definition of a gene has evolved since the term was first coined in 1909 and needs updating again in the light of recent findings, writes Dean of Science, Professor Merlin Crossley.