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UK Biobank: Going Beyond Genomics in 2022

Mark Effingham, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, UK Biobank

The low portability of polygenic scores using UK Biobank data

Using data derived from the UK Biobank, researchers have found that polygenic scores have low portability between genetic populations. Polygenic […]

UK Biobank whole-genome sequencing data made available

The UK Biobank has released whole-genome sequencing data on 200,000 participants and made it widely available on the platform – […]

Exome sequencing data from UK Biobank links protein-coding variants to health

A massive effort using exome sequencing data from more than 450,000 UK Biobank participants has revealed rare and common gene […]

Updates on the UK Biobank for 2021 and Beyond – by Mark Effingham

Mark Effingham (Deputy CEO, UK Biobank) joined us at The Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2021 to give us an […]

Early results from the UK Biobank Exome Sequencing Consortium

The UK Biobank Exome Sequencing Consortium has released, as preprint in medRxiv, early results from the exome sequencing data generated […]

The UK Biobank releases first results from COVID-19 study

Early results analysed as part of the UK Biobank’s COVID-19 antibody study have been released. Samples that were collected from […]

The Genetics Podcast: The Origins and Future of the UK Biobank

In the most recent episode of The Genetics Podcast, CEO of Sano Genetics, Patrick Short interviews Professor Sir Rory Collins, […]

UK Biobank announces COVID-19 immunity study

Over the weekend, the UK Biobank announced a large-scale long term study to track the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the […]

Snoring insights from the UK Biobank’s latest study

Even on Valentine’s Day the snoring of a sleeping companion, can be a hard habit to excuse. And, while a UK […]