Author: Santiago

Scientific writer, communicator, and former researcher in oncology (cancer) and molecular genetics (genes and gene regulation).Otherwise: BJJ, strength, surf, outdoor, travel, books, and things like those.Hates: endings and BS "contemporary art" (like putting a dirty sock on a wooden chair and calling it art).

Your internal clock is decoded – The Nobel Prize winners (Medicine) 

Reading Time: 6 minutes Your internal clock is decoded – The Nobel Prize winners (Medicine) The Nobel Prize Award ceremony is near. On December 10th, the Nobel laureates of 2017 will be presented in Stockholm, Sweden. Let’s talk Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and your internal clock.  You know the feeling, those days after an intercontinental trip, where you’re…

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By Santiago December 7, 2017 0

Everybody wants EMA – the relationship drama about drugs

Reading Time: 5 minutes Everybody wants EMA – the relationship drama about drugs Last week it was settled: the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will be moving from London to Amsterdam. Brexit was the classic homewrecker in this story, forcing a 12-year relationship to end. But what does this mean for the involved parties and why all the drama? And,…

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By Santiago November 27, 2017 0

CRISPR-Cas9 explained simply | A powerful DNA-cutter?

Reading Time: 7 minutes CRISPR-Cas is the tool that is on people’s lips right now, not only scientists’ (in our opinion at least). Media is talking about designer-babies, disease-resistant crops and many other applications. It could possibly play a significant role in our future everyday lives, and because of this, it’s important to understand it, to be able to…

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By Santiago November 22, 2017 0