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A longstanding mystery: How do identical twins arise?

Scientists have discovered DNA methylation differences that are unique to identical twins, helping to unravel the exact molecular events that […]

Genome Giants: Stephen F. Kingsmore – President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Stephen F. Kingsmore is the President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, where they are pioneering the […]

How to automate NGS library preparation

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation is the first step in the NGS workflow. Steps are taken to transform sample DNA […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Cloning and all things Dolly the Sheep – Bill Ritchie

Bill Ritchie is a retired embryologist who carried out the cloning procedure that led to the creation of Dolly the […]

The progress of NGS platforms

It has been over 30 years since the first generation of DNA sequencing technology was developed in 1977. Since then, […]

A brief history of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

Since the discovery of the basic double-helix structure of DNA In the 1950’s, scientists have devoted a huge amount of […]

Sample Preparation for NGS – A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Sample preparation is the process of getting DNA ready for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). This requires a few steps… […]

Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing-Informed Precision Medicine for Critically Ill Children by Stephen F. Kingsmore

At the Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2021, we were joined by Stephen F. Kingsmore (President and CEO, Rady Children’s […]

WINGS: New genetics service takes flight

A new genetics service known as WINGS (Wales Infants’ and Children’s Genome Service) was launched last week. The service aims […]

Data shows incidental findings most frequent in cancer risk genes

A study using Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network have tracked the frequency and type of secondary or incidental findings […]