papaemanouilShe identified the gene that causes childhood leukemia

The geneticist biologist Elli Papaemmanouil lies behind the discovery of the relationship of the gene with blood cancer. As head of the research group, she discovered the gene that causes childhood leukemia. The conclusion of the research on myelodysplasia is that new, introspective jottings would facilitate the genetic screening mutation.

Η Ελλη Παπαεμμανουήλ, είναι η γενετίστρια – βιολόγος που βρίσκεται πίσω από την ανακάλυψη της σχέσης του γονιδίου με τον καρκίνο του αίματος. Ως επικεφαλής ερευνητικής ομάδας ανακάλυψε το γονίδιο που προκαλεί την παιδική λευχαιμία. Το συμπέρασμα της έρευνας για τη μυελοδυσπλασία δείχνει ότι νέες γενετικές ενδοσκοπήσεις θα διευκόλυναν τον προσυμπτωματικό έλεγχο μετάλλαξης.΄

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DeanProf. Dean is the winner of the 2015 European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Women in Science Award for her work in plant biology and working to promote women in science.

Female role models are an important way to promote gender equality among senior scientists, according to Professor Caroline Dean, a plant biologist at the John Innes Centre, in Norwich, UK.

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