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A Spotlight On: Ethics, Biosecurity and Genomic Data – James Giordano, Pellegrino Centre for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Centre

James Giordano is Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry and Senior Scholar in Residence of the Pellegrino Centre for Clinical Bioethics […]

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.

World of Genomics: South Korea

Famous for kimchi, K-pop and Samsung, we travel to South Korea for the latest in our World of Genomics series. […]

Groundbreaking research generates world’s first synthetic embryos

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Until recently, synthetic embryos only existed in sci-fi novels. Now, researchers from the Weizmann […]

World of Genomics: Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco, bordering the Sahara Desert and the strait of Gibraltar, is best known for its mountain ranges, […]

A Spotlight On: Variants of uncertain significance – Kimberly Gilmour

Kimberly Gilmour is Director of Laboratory Medicine at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. She utilises next generation sequencing and […]

World of Genomics: Qatar

With the upcoming FIFA World Cup being hosted in Qatar, our latest World of Genomics takes us to the Persian […]

Understanding the challenges for the responsible introduction of new reproductive technologies

A new study has contributed to an increased understanding of the prerequisites and challenges for the responsible introduction of new […]

World of Genomics: Nigeria

One of the most populated countries in the world, Nigeria is a multi-lingual, multi-ethnic nation in West Africa. One of […]