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Healthy newborns offered whole genome sequencing to screen treatable rare genetic disorders

Genomics England have partnered with the NHS  to implement the Newborn Genomes Programme. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) will be used […]

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 […]

Whole Genome Sequencing Detects Neurological Disorders

 This post was written by Charlotte Harrison, Freelance Science Writer  Whole genome sequencing detects neurological disorders  Genetic testing using whole […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Alba Sanchis-Juan: Long-read Whole Genome Sequencing of Clinical Samples

Alba studied Biochemistry and Biomedicine and did her PhD in Biotechnology at University of Valencia, Spain. She currently works at […]

Lupus variants identified with whole-genome sequencing in Chinese patients

A new study has identified key rare variants in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a Chinese population for the first […]

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 – […]

Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing-Informed Precision Medicine for Critically Ill Children by Stephen F. Kingsmore

At the Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2021, we were joined by Stephen F. Kingsmore (President and CEO, Rady Children’s […]

SARS-CoV-2 re-infection confirmed by whole-genome sequencing

Researchers have confirmed a case of re-infection, which suggests that SARS-CoV-2 may continue to circulate among the population despite herd […]

Whole genome, whole exome or panel sequencing in precision oncology clinical trials

With a wealth of genomic technologies rapidly advancing with falling cost, implementing genomics into trials and routine care is becoming […]

The $100 Genome: Where’s the Limit?

Few advancements in the life sciences field have been as transformative as the ability to sequence the human genome. Since […]