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World of Genomics: Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco, bordering the Sahara Desert and the strait of Gibraltar, is best known for its mountain ranges, […]

Arming CAR-T cells to fight solid tumours

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Immunotherapy with chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T cells) has yielded impressive anticancer responses […]

Highly virulent HIV variant found in the Netherlands

Researchers have reported that for the past few decades a highly virulent variant of HIV-1 has been circulating in the […]

Changes in gut microbiome associated with brain damage in infants

In a new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers identified changes in the gut microbiome that are associated […]

Making a murderer: How African Salmonella jumped from gut to bloodstream

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have harnessed the combined power of genomics and epidemiology to understand how a type […]

A New Genetic Link to Childhood Asthma

Asthma with severe exacerbation is the most common reason for the hospitalisation of young children. These exacerbations are generally triggered […]

Mutation-induced remodelling in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from patients with cystic fibrosis have revealed mutation-induced remodelling of the BfmRS two-component system. Thereby, […]

Genomics: Not all doom and gloom

In the past Genomics has faced a lot of controversy, particularly in relation to eugenics. Even today, applications of genomics, […]

Discovery of UFO proteins – the product of virus-human hybrid genes.

Researchers have shown that a large group of viruses, including influenza viruses and other pathogens, steal host genetic signals to […]

Synthetic biology in the fight against COVID-19

On Thursday 18th June at 4pm BST/ 11am EST, Front Line Genomics is bringing you an interactive discussion from global […]