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Down the Rabbit Hole: Genomics of tree health and adaptation – Richard Buggs, Evolutionary Biologist

Richard Buggs is a Professor of Evolutionary Genomics at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) and a Senior Research Leader […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 13th November

Catch up with some of the latest genomics news and research from the past week in this week’s Genomics Week […]

Evolution of mutations can be predicted by DNA tangles

New research has revealed evolutionary hotspots in DNA tangles where mutations are more likely to occur. Mutational hotspots Mutational hotspots […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 16th October

Delve into some of the latest genomics news and research from the past week in this week’s Genomics Week in […]

Why is understanding cancer evolution so important?

In 1976, Peter Nowell first formally described cancer as an evolutionary process. This was the beginning of the notion that […]

The Cancer Gene Directory

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

Cancer Genomics: From Diagnosis to Treatment

Introduction The first publication of cancer genome sequencing was in 2006, whereby more than 13,000 genes involved in breast and […]

A woolly mammoth, an elephant and a scientist walk into a bar…

My idea of the woolly mammoth is limited to the voice of Ray Romano and the unusual pairing with a […]

Investigating persister cells in lung cancer

Persister cells in cancerous tumours are a major contributor to treatment resistance. Unfortunately, these rare cells are not well understood. […]

DNA Sequencing: How to Choose the Right Technology

The 2024 Sequencing Buyer’s Guide Introduction It has been over 30 years since the first generation of DNA sequencing technology […]