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Cell-based study corrects fragile X syndrome

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A new paper published in Cell describes an approach to correct the genetic defect […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 8th March

What’s been going on in the genomics world this week? In Week in Brief, we summarise the latest developments. There […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 14th October

Welcome back to Week in Brief – your weekly snapshot of the genomics world! Let’s take a look at the […]

World of Genomics: Colombia

Our next World of Genomics destination is Colombia! Named after Christopher Columbus, the “discoverer” of the new world, Colombia contrasts […]

World of Genomics: Egypt

Original World of Genomics: Egypt article written by Shannon Gunn, October 2021. Updated by Lyndsey Fletcher, June 2023. For the […]

Rare tandem repeat expansions associated with schizophrenia

A team from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has uncovered new genetic variation linked to schizophrenia. The […]

A Spotlight On: The social and ethical implications of reproductive genetic technologies – Felicity Boardman

Felicity Boardman, Professor of Social Science in Genomics at Warwick University joins us to discuss her research into the social […]

Whole Genome Sequencing Detects Neurological Disorders

 This post was written by Charlotte Harrison, Freelance Science Writer  Whole genome sequencing detects neurological disorders  Genetic testing using whole […]

AP1G1: The new gene being linked to certain neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers have discovered that the gene AP1G1 could be associated with certain neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities. A person with […]

TALEN wins against CRISPR-Cas9

Researchers used single-molecule imaging in order to compare genome-editing tools CRISPR-Cas9 and TALEN – revealing that TALEN is up to […]