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World-first study shows that WGS shortens diagnostic odyssey

A world-first scientific study has shown that whole-genome sequencing (WGS) improves diagnosis of rare diseases and shortens diagnostic journeys for […]

Effect of WGS on clinical management in acutely ill infants

Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) shows promise as a first-line genetic test for acutely ill infants. However, before wide-spread adoption and implementation, […]

WGS unveils rare structural variants associated with schizophrenia

The genetic basis for schizophrenia has long been studied since the first major study was released over 70 years ago, […]

WGS – The future of consumer genomics

With the falling cost of genome sequencing, it comes as no surprise that there is a growing interest in expanding the availability and accessibility of genomics via consumer testing. Now, Nebula Genomics has entered the market by launching a comprehensive at-home test that analyses the whole genome for just $299.

FoG 2020 Presentation Sinan Yavuz, Seven Bridges: Accelerating Precision Medicine through the UK Biobank WGS Programme

Sinan Yavuz, Senior Bioinformatics Scientist from Seven Bridges spoke at the Festival of Genomics 2020

Healthy newborns offered whole genome sequencing to screen treatable rare genetic disorders

Genomics England have partnered with the NHS  to implement the Newborn Genomes Programme. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) will be used […]

Cancer Genomics in 2022: The Impact of Genomics on Cancer Research, Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Clinical Care

Genomics has the ability to transform our understanding of cancer, providing researchers with increasingly complex information on tumour heterogeneity and […]

Searching in the dark: The role of epigenetics in cancer development

New research, led by scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, the Human Technopole in Milan, and Queen Mary University […]

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2023

After taking things digital for the past 2 years, the UK’s largest genomics event is back – and back to […]