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Plataforma de seqüenciació massiva per al Diagnòstic Genètic Preimplantacional

Double factor preimplantation genetic testing now possible through massive sequencing techniques

Researchers at the UAB have implemented an innovative and universal strategy, prepared for a simultaneous diagnosis of genetic mutations and chromosomal alterations within embryos obtained by in vitro fertilisation (IVF). It allows analysing up to 4,800 genes responsible for the most common hereditary diseases and speeds up the study process and the availability of the results of the family’s single gene disorders. Read more

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Declaration of the Committee of Control of Robotic Weapons

Lecturers Roser Martínez and Joaquim Rodríguez from the Faculty of Law participated in a meeting with governmental experts of the UN and NGOs under the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, to reach the prohibition of lethal autonomous weapon systems, known as Killers Robots. Read more