genetics unzipped

Kat Arney

Kat Arney, biologist and award-winning science communicator, hosts Genetics Unzipped – the UK Genetics Society podcast. Covering everything from obesity to genomic medicine and crop biotechnology, Genetics Unzipped is dedicated to promoting the research, teaching and application of genetics. Full bio
Podcast: How do mRNA vaccines work and why were they developed so fast?

Podcast: How do mRNA vaccines work and why were they developed so fast?

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the discovery of messenger RNA (mRNA) and finds out how mRNA vaccines ...
Illustration of DNA Replication

Podcast: Polymerase chain reaction—The ‘transformative’ tool that sparked a genetics revolution

In this episode we’re taking a look at the story and the characters behind one of the most transformative - ...
harnessing the human genome

Podcast: The Human Genome Project is 30 years old. What have we learned since its inception?

In this episode we bring you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, director of the US National Human Genome ...
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Podcast: From Philadelphia to Baltimore—Tales of Chromosomes, Cancer Cells and Henrietta Lacks

In this episode we’re taking a road trip from Philadelphia to Baltimore, exploring stories of chromosomal cut-and-paste, cancer cures and ...
new drug combo could help immune cells target and destroy cancer cells

Podcast: The future of cancer care—How genomics is transforming research and treatment for all

In this episode, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, we’re taking a look at how genomic technologies are transforming cancer care ...
artificial embryo structures show insight into fetal development

Podcast: Where do babies come from? How developmental genetics revealed the secrets of life’s earliest stages

In this episode we’re going back to the very beginning, telling the stories of the midwives of the field of ...
genetic testing before pregnancy

Podcast: Rare genetic disorders and pregnancy—Navigating an ’emotionally challenging’ journey

We look at the progress that’s been made in tackling rare genetic disorders (and the challenges that remain) and we ...
defense

Podcast: Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book Rebel Cell, exploring where cancer came from, where ...
cell infected with coronavirus

Podcast: From the Black Death to COVID-19—Investigating the ancient war between genes and disease

Kat Arney looks at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, from the Black Death ...

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