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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 […]

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 […]

A Spotlight On: Polygenic Embryo Screening – Dr. Todd Lencz, Professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Dr Todd Lencz is a Professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York. Lencz’s team were […]

ESG in Genomics: Where to start? – Interview with Sharon Vidal, Senior Director and Global Lead for Corporate Social Responsibility at Illumina

Recently, I wrote a blog about the importance of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) and why the genomics industry […]

Underrepresented patient views on personalised medicine

In a recent paper, researchers have reported views and perceptions of personalised medicine from underrepresented patients. Pharmacogenomic testing In simple […]

World of Genomics: Mexico

For the latest article in the World of Genomics series, we head over to the home of tacos, tortillas and […]

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 […]

A Spotlight On: Black in Genetics – Alexis Stutzman and Markia Smith

Alexis Stutzman (Founder, BIG) and Markia Smith (President BIG) are both PhD candidates at UNC Chapel Hill. Not only are […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: Egypt

For the latest in the World of Genomics series, we go to the home of ancient Egyptians in the Arab […]