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RNA sequencing can predict pregnancy health from single blood draw

Researchers from a global collaboration have identified patterns of gene expression associated with a healthy pregnancy using circulating RNA. Pregnancy […]

How is human pregnancy unique?

In a recent study, researchers delved into the evolutionary history of pregnancy, identifying hundreds of genes that evolved to be […]

Clinical utility of exome sequencing in pregnancy loss

A recent study, published in Genetics in Medicine, has explored the clinical utility of exome sequencing for detecting monogenic aetiology […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Lisa Hughes, Cambridge University Hospital: Non-Invasive Genetic Testing in Pregnancy: Lessons From Genetic Counselling Practice

Lisa obtained a BSc in Biology with Sociology then trained as a paediatric nurse, working in London and Australia. She […]

A Spotlight On: The social and ethical implications of reproductive genetic technologies – Felicity Boardman

Felicity Boardman, Professor of Social Science in Genomics at Warwick University joins us to discuss her research into the social […]

Social behaviours influenced by genetic and environmental factors

A team of researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that inhibition of the enzyme topoisomerase IIα (Top2a) during […]

World of Genomics: Norway

Our next stop in the World of Genomics tour is Norway. From its famous fjords and magnificent mountains to the […]

The Magnificent Microbiome: Where have we been and where are we going? (Part 1)

In this blog, we will attempt to cover some of the many ways our microbiomes impact our health and wider […]

World of Genomics: Sweden

In our latest World of Genomics piece, we are heading to Sweden – a Nordic country famous for its breath-taking […]

A Spotlight On: Rare Disease – Marshall Summar, Director of the Rare Disease Institute at the Children’s National Hospital

Marshall Summar is Director of the Rare Disease Institute at the Children’s National Hospital. He runs the genetics and metabolism […]