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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

Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine 2021

For a second year running, the annual ‘Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine’ conference has gone virtual – bringing together the […]

64 assembled haplotypes

Researchers have assembled 64 haplotypes from 32 diverse human genomes in order to serve as a new reference for genetic […]

A well camouflaged zebra

For my undergraduate research project, I studied a rare neurological disease known as Landau-Kleffner Syndrome. It was then that I […]

New Genetic Loci Identified for Lewy Body Dementia

A recent study, published in Nature used Genome Wide Association Studies to identify new risk loci associated with Lewy Body […]

An Update on Genomics in the NHS by Dame Sue Hill

First up on our agenda at the Festival of Genomics & Biodata was an insightful talk exploring the recent developments […]

Genomic Sequencing to Explain New Rare Diseases

Determining the genetic basis of rare diseases is important for counselling and for developing our understanding of disease pathogenesis. While […]