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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

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th September

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

World of Genomics: Singapore

In this week’s world of genomics, we explore Asia’s “Lion City”, Singapore. This small island country is home to a […]

Exploring rare cancer mutational signatures with whole genome sequencing

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A new study, published in Science, has used whole genome sequencing (WGS) to explore […]

New single-cell genomics study highlights the need for better liquid biopsy biomarkers

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer New research has shown that existing methods of circulating tumour cell (CTC) analysis exclude […]