Alisha Aman describes how your inability to wake-up and sleep at a normal time is genetic.
Night Owl? Blame thy Genes!
Alisha delves into the strange world of quantum tunnelling and how it may lead to spontaneous DNA mutations.
It is becoming increasingly obvious that for many diseases, the idea of a one size fits all approach is coming to an end. Instead, a precision approach targeting an individual’s unique genetic code is the way ahead. In this cover article for the August 2016 GIST magazine, Alisha Aman delves into stratified medicine and the important role that researchers and clinicians in Scotland are playing in paving the way forward.
Love and heartbreak — just chemicals? Alisha Aman explores the biology of falling in and out of love, and how it serves an evolutionary purpose.
Forget GMOs – it’s time for the GROs! Alisha Aman looks at genomically recoded organisms and the impact they could have on viruses and biochemicals.
When a person dies, could some of their genes come back to life? Alisha Aman explores the phenomenon of gene expression after death.