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Women in genetics

Can you name a female scientist? For many people reading this, this may seem like a very easy question to […]

International Women’s Day 2020

Here at Front Line Genomics, we love to celebrate the contributions made to the field at our annual Festival of Genomics every January.

This year, we had over 120+ speakers and of which, 50% were women!

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

Susceptibility of the human embryo to SARS-CoV-2

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have identified genes active in early embryonic […]

Implementing large-scale population testing is cost-effective and could prevent millions of cancer cases globally

Large-scale BRCA testing within the general population and across multiple healthcare systems could prevent millions of breast and ovarian cancer […]

Interview with Arianne Shahvisi, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.

Interview with Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank

Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank leads this landmark project. We talk to him about some of the research outcomes from UK Biobank, and why he’s excited to be speaking at the Festival of Genomics this January.