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A substantial genetic contributor to loss of Y chromosome and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have identified loss-of-function GIGYF1 variants that contribute more to the risk of loss of Y chromosome and type 2 […]

A complete chromosome 8

Researchers reported the first full assembly of human chromosome 8 in Nature last week. Human chromosomes Despite the completion of […]

The first telomere-to-telomere human chromosome assembly

A recent article published in Nature, describes a breakthrough in our knowledge of the human genome with the first gapless, […]

The Cancer Gene Directory

BRCA1 gene Name: BReast CAncer gene 1 Type of gene: Tumour suppressor gene responsible for repairing DNA located on chromosome […]

World of Genomics: Germany

In this week’s World of Genomics entry, we explore Deutschland, also known more commonly as Germany. Despite the strength of […]

Blood cell ratios correlate with leukaemia risk

A new study, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, has reported that genetically induced shifts in blood cell […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 28th August

Keeping up can be hard – so we have done it for you! Below, we have gathered some of the […]

Multi-omics: Exploring Inside Cells

Introduction Multi-omics is an emerging field. ‘Omics’ refers to the comprehensive collection of a set of biological molecules. Essentially, the […]

World of Genomics: Japan

In the latest World of Genomics entry, we shine a spotlight on the land of the rising sun – Japan. […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Crop science and GMOs – Karen Massel

Karen Massel is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Crop Science at the University of Queensland, Australia. Massel’s […]