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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

The Changing Face of Newborn Screening

When a child is born, they typically undergo routine screening to check that they are healthy. In most countries, this […]

Single Cell Analysis – Key Insights

Since the advent of single cell sequencing, cellular heterogeneity has been heavily studied in the search for novel insights into […]

Mutations that cause adult blood cancer occur in childhood

The findings of a new study have revealed that mutations driving blood cancer in adults may have been acquired in […]

UK Biobank whole-genome sequencing data made available

The UK Biobank has released whole-genome sequencing data on 200,000 participants and made it widely available on the platform – […]