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Study reveals the diversity of non-pathogenic E. coli strains

A study, recently published in Nature Communications, has uncovered the vast diversity between non-diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains. The work highlights […]

Pathogenic BRCA1 Variant Traced Back to Remote Scottish Islands

A recent study, published in the European Journal of Human Genetics, traced a pathogenic variant in the BRCA1 gene to […]

Many pathogenic genetic variants carry low risk of disease

The team behind a new study has found that many pathogenic genetic variants have a low risk of causing disease. […]

Rare pathogenic gene variants increase risk of fatal chemotherapy toxicity

In a recent study, researchers have shown the impact that certain pathogenic gene variants can have on the risk of […]

Novel statistical test for interpreting pathogenicity of rare variants

Researchers have developed a novel statistical test to interpret the pathogenicity of rare variants and accurately distinguish between benign and […]

BRCA2 c.9227G>T variant found to be pathogenic

Recent analysis published in Scientific Reports has concluded that c.9227G>T is a BRCA2 pathogenic variant. Variants of uncertain significance The […]

Digestive tract organs: a pathogenic route for SARS-CoV-2 infection

A recent article published in Cell Death Discovery has explored digestive symptoms of COVID-19 and the potentially pathogenic route of […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 23rd February

What’s been going on in the genomics world this week? We’ve collated the biggest news from the last seven days, […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 15th December

Want to catch up with all the latest news from the genomics world? Then Week in Brief is the place […]

How-to: perform a genome-wide association study (GWAS)

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are commonly used in the genomics world to identify variants associated with a trait or disease. […]