Using her experience as an expert reviewer for the Social Innovation Fund, a competitive grant program from the Corporation for National and Community Service, Stengel posted a piece on how to write a winning grant proposal on her corporate blog. “As always, I tweeted with a link to the blog post. Importantly, a link to […]

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Both methods successfully amplified the target from infected samples but not from healthy control samples. The specificity of the CaTV assay was also checked against other known carrot viruses and no cross reaction was seen. A comparative study between methods showed RT qPCR was the most reliable method, giving positive results in samples where RT […]

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“We don’t want to be seen as those tired, stoic, boring places, and people who are in the museums and the heritage fields, we know way too many people who feel history is still boring,” explains Rudrud. “We could instantly connect with a new audience. We were engaging people that never thought to step foot […]

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We have previously shown that epigenetic histone modifications, particularly histone lysine acetylation and methylation regulate the secretion of inflammatory mediators from ASM cells. Here we tested the hypothesis that histone arginine changes are also involved. Protein arginine N methyltransferases (PRMTs) are the enzymes which catalyse histone arginine methylation (HRme, the addition of a methyl group […]

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