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Why is there a lack of gender equality in biopharma?

Gender equality remains a persistent challenge within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Female CEOs account for less than 10% of […]

Opinion: Is Genomics perpetuating inequality?

“Genomics is crowding out ways of reducing inequality” is just one of the overarching messages of the latest report by […]

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 […]

How academia favours the rich

When I was little, I was part of a theatre group. For one of our performances, we sang Pink Floyd’s […]

World of Genomics: The United Kingdom

Being a UK based company in the genomics field, we know the space here better than any other country (or […]

Considerations for starting a FAIR data library

The FAIR principles have been defined to enable data producers and publishers to make their data findable, accessible, interoperable and […]

ACMG Meeting 2021

This week (13th-16th April 2021), the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) hosted its Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

Interview with Arianne Shahvisi, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.