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Capture the dark genome: From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations – Webinar Summary

Tackling Disease-Related Repeat Expansion Analysis – Marzia Rossato What is the Dark Genome? The dark genome refers to parts of […]

Webinar: Capture the dark genome – From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations

Sequenced genomes retain a surprisingly large number of “dark” regions – sections that have proven difficult to characterise via short-read […]

Searching in the dark: The role of epigenetics in cancer development

New research, led by scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, the Human Technopole in Milan, and Queen Mary University […]

Non-canonical Variants: The Dark Horse of Rare Genetic Diseases

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer By the end of 2018, Genomics England had completed their 100,000 Genome Project (100KGP), […]

Shedding Light on the ‘Dark Proteome’

Written by Kirsty Oswald, Science Writer  Omics-based studies have revealed that genomes, including our own, contain a vast number of […]

Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

100kb into the genome – a quest to improve target enrichment

*** This post was written by Dr. Anja Brunner, science writer (Science Inbound) Armed with a decade of experience in […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 8th October

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and […]

Researchers Identify Jumping “Junk” DNA as a Novel Cause of Paediatric Brain Cancer

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Hospital have discovered the first causal link between “jumping” […]

Is sleeping a talent?

One minute you’re counting sheep. The next minute you’re riding a unicorn alongside David Attenborough. So, what happened? No, this […]