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Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]

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.

‘Biohackers’ and DIY Gene Therapy

Two things that have defined the 21st century are genomics and the internet. Through a combination of these has emerged […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer – Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]

World of Genomics: Switzerland

Aside from its luxury branded watches and delicious chocolate, Switzerland is home to mesmerising alpine scenery. Switzerland’s presence within the […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: France

Home to some of the greatest landmarks, gourmet food and wine, the backdrop to several incredible musicals, and of course, […]

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 […]

Genome Giants: Kay Davies – Human Geneticist and Professor of Genetics, University of Oxford

Dame Kay Davies is a human geneticist and Professor of Genetics at the University of Oxford. Davies has spent her […]