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Genomic Epidemiology: The Modern-day Hunt for Malicious Microbes

In this new age of genomic epidemiology, so-called “Microbe Hunters” are combining whole genome sequencing technology with epidemiological data. This […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 14th June

We had a fun-filled few days at The Festival of Genomics and Biodata last week, but that doesn’t mean there […]

The Big Challenge… With Craig MacLean

With the ever-increasing potential of new technology and the exponential growth of the life sciences field, researchers are always running […]

The Magnificent Microbiome Part 2: Where are we now and what does the future hold?

In part 1 of this feature, we discussed how humans are ‘more microbe than man’, with trillions of these microscopic organisms […]

Paleogenomics and ancient DNA: How can the past inform the future?

When it comes to the use of genomics in modern healthcare, the vast majority of studies focus on individuals alive […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 5th August

Check out the latest Genomics Week In Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

World of Genomics: Egypt

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

The key to a long life? It could be a diverse gut virome

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A new paper in Nature Microbiology shows that people who live to be at […]

A topical treatment for cancer

A recent study has shown how a skin-colonising bacteria could be used to treat cancer. The work, published in Science, […]

New biomarkers implicated in inflammatory bowel disease

A recent study, published in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology has revealed a new mechanism that may explain inflammatory […]