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The Genetics of Christmas: How does Santa do it?

It’s that time of year again: the tree is up, the presents are wrapped and the milk and cookies are […]

Epigenetics and Ancestry: How Our History Shapes Who We Are

The idea that the experiences of our ancestors shape who we are today is not a novel one. In fact, […]

Genetics plays a key role in ARFID eating disorder

Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have found that the eating disorder […]

A Spotlight On: Genetics and Mental Health – Gerome Breen

Gerome Breen, Professor of Psychiatric Genetics, King’s College London. Please note the transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity. […]

A Spotlight On: Increasing Diversity in Genetics Studies – Karoline Kuchenbaecker

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at University College London, joins us to discuss her work to increase representation in […]

A Spotlight On: Cancer Epigenetics – Andy Sharrocks

Andy Sharrocks (Professor at The University of Manchester) joins us to discuss the epigenetics of esophageal adenocarcinoma, why studying epigenetics […]

A Spotlight On Genetics and Drug Discovery – Erik Ingelsson

Erik Ingelsson (Senior Vice President of Genomic Sciences at GlaxoSmithKline) joins us to discuss the importance of genetics in drug […]

Combined genetics and archaeology data reveal origins of the early English gene pool

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have conducted the largest early […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Face to face – the viruses that made us human

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the monkey in the […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]