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CRISPR Used to Induce Global Chromosome Rearrangement in Human Cells

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer A new paper in Nucleic Acid Research shows that it is possible to use […]

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, […]

Understanding the evolution of genome architecture across species

Written by Poppy Jayne Morgan A new study published in BMC biology is unravelling the mystery of genome architecture. Gene […]

Entire Human Genome Sequenced for the First Time

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper published in Science presented the sequencing of the entire human genome, including […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]

DNA Discovery to Deciphering its Design

The Mandela Effect refers to a situation in which a large mass of people believes that an event occurred when […]

Parkinson’s Disease-associated Variants Operate Through Gene Regulation

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have demonstrated that genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease perform regulatory functions.  Researchers […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer – Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]