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Diversity in Genomics: Assessing the Mosaic of Human Life

Despite our DNA only differing at around 0.1% of base pairs, human life is complex, unique and varied. Although this […]

Revealing the genetic diversity of drug-resistant cancer cells

In a recent  Nature paper, researchers have developed a new methodology to track the fates of cancer cells after therapy. […]

Study reveals the diversity of non-pathogenic E. coli strains

A study, recently published in Nature Communications, has uncovered the vast diversity between non-diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains. The work highlights […]

A Spotlight On: Increasing Diversity in Genetics Studies – Karoline Kuchenbaecker

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at University College London, joins us to discuss her work to increase representation in […]

Increasing diversity in genomic studies: Success Stories and a Future Roadmap

This post was written by Vered Smith, Freelance Science Writer  Increasing diversity in genomic studies: Success Stories and a Future […]

Increasing the genetic diversity in studies of lipids

Researchers have conducted a multi-ancestry GWAS of lipid levels in around 1.65 million individuals, including 350,000 individuals of non-European descent. […]

ASHG 2021: Workforce diversity in genomics

This week (18 – 22nd October 2021), the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosted their annual meeting. The meeting had a wide […]

Genetic basis of childhood liver cancer diversity

Hepatoblastoma is the most common liver cancer in children. However, the hereditary predisposition and acquired molecular aberrations related to the […]

The diversity of cancer targets

Here we summarise a recent paper, published in Cell, that explored the landscape of therapeutic cancer targets beyond the list […]

Tractor: New tool facilitates diversity in genetic studies

Researchers have developed a free-access software tool called Tractor that increases the discovery power of genomics in understudied populations.  Diverse […]