From genomics to gene editing and cancer research, the A*STAR winners of the 2020 President’s Science and Technology Awards and Young Scientist Awards are blazing the trail in biological research.
Modifying how embryonic stem cells use sugar can switch them into a totipotent state, A*STAR researchers say.
A*STAR scientists have identified stem cells required for successful embryo implantation during pregnancy.
If cell-based therapies are to make it to the clinic, methods to grow stem cells in vast quantities will need to be developed. Here’s how A*STAR scientists are tackling the challenge of manufacturing stem cells at scale.
Microfluidic device allows for precise control of growth factor gradients, mimicking natural spinal cord development in vitro.
A dual-function protein switch can be tweaked to improve the effectiveness of cellular reprogramming
Stem cells that can produce both major lung tissue types have been isolated and can now repair the damaged lungs of mice
Genetic switch activates transformation of stem cells into heart muscle cells
A new method for making specialized immune cells
from stem cells offers a tool for modeling inflammatory diseases in the lab
pancreatic stem cells will help research on diabetes
Despite being very different kinds of cells, skin cells have been used
to make blood cells in mice