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Monika Gulia-Nuss, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno, is working on generating the first-ever transgenic ticks in her lab to explore new targets for vector control. Vector control is a strategy used to limit organisms that spread disease pathogens. Gulia-Nuss' lab works spe...
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Genetic engineering is the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The goal is to add one or more new traits that are not already found in that organism. Examples of genetically engineered (transgenic) organisms currently on the market include...