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Exome variant discrepancies between reference genomes

Researchers at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine have identified genetic variant discrepancies between two human […]

First Japanese reference genome

Researchers at Tohoku University have now completed and released the first ever Japanese reference genome (JG1). Human genome Since its […]

A modern Egyptian: the first comprehensive Egyptian reference genome

The true value of genomics can only be unravelled with true population-scale sequencing. Understanding genomic variation across populations will help […]

Understanding genetic variation: An integrated personal and population-based Egyptian genome reference

The power of the Human Genome Project was its universality: one genome to represent all humankind. The next challenge is […]

The $100 Genome: Where’s the Limit?

Few advancements in the life sciences field have been as transformative as the ability to sequence the human genome. Since […]

Base and Prime Genome Editing in Precision Oncology

This feature on prime and base editing is adapted from content provided in the Cancer Genomics 2023 Report. The introduction […]

How-to: Profile the epigenome

The epigenome regulates the expression of genes without altering their underlying DNA sequence. Comprising a dynamic landscape of chemical modifications […]

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. […]

A draft of the human pangenome

The Human Pangenome Reference Consortium has presented the first draft of the human pangenome reference sequence. Published in Nature, the […]

The double helix and the Human Genome Project: DNA Day 2023

DNA Day is an annual celebration of the discovery of the DNA double helix. This year the celebration is even […]