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Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

A modern Egyptian: the first comprehensive Egyptian reference genome

The true value of genomics can only be unravelled with true population-scale sequencing. Understanding genomic variation across populations will help […]

Understanding genetic variation: An integrated personal and population-based Egyptian genome reference

The power of the Human Genome Project was its universality: one genome to represent all humankind. The next challenge is […]

GTEx project sheds light on gene expression

Scientists from the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project have completed a range of studies documenting how small changes in the DNA […]

The first telomere-to-telomere human chromosome assembly

A recent article published in Nature, describes a breakthrough in our knowledge of the human genome with the first gapless, […]

Capture the dark genome: From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations – Webinar Summary

Tackling Disease-Related Repeat Expansion Analysis – Marzia Rossato What is the Dark Genome? The dark genome refers to parts of […]

“We are all billionaires in terms of our genome data” – Interview with Prof. Ernst Hafen, Professor of Systems Genetics, ETH Zurich

Professor Ernst Hafen is based at the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology at ETH Zurich. He studied the developmental and […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Andrew Bassett, Wellcome Sanger: Editing the genome of human iPS cells

Andrew leads the Human Gene Editing R&D group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.  After obtaining his PhD at the MRC-LMB […]

Coming of age? How to translate generation genome into clinical practice

Karen Lighting Jones, Head of Future Place at Roche. Back in 2016, Dame Sally Davies concluded her Chief Medical Officer annual report by saying “Genomics is not tomorrow, it’s here today. I believe genomic services should be available to more patients, whilst being a cost-effective service in the NHS”.

Biodata Analysis and Management – Genome Analytics, Interoperability and Data Life Cycle

It has now been 16 years since the Human Genome Project sequenced the first ever human genome: in that time, […]