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Podcast: The Future of Cancer: How Genomics is Transforming Research and Treatment for All

In the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s ‘Genetics Unzipped’ podcast, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Geneticist Dr Kat Arney […]

Neutralising gene drives

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed two new genetic systems that halt or eliminate gene drives […]

Purifying selection in T cells

A recent publication in The New England Journal of Medicine has reported observations of reduced heteroplasmy in T cells – […]

Combined risk score predicts type 1 diabetes in children

An article published in Nature Medicine has demonstrated that a combined risk score improves type 1 diabetes (T1D) prediction in […]

Capture the dark genome: From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations – Webinar Summary

Tackling Disease-Related Repeat Expansion Analysis – Marzia Rossato What is the Dark Genome? The dark genome refers to parts of […]

Base editing outcomes predicted by machine learning model

Single nucleotide variants (SNVs) are implicated in about half of all genetic diseases and so, accurately targeting and editing these […]

Promises and pitfalls of precision medicine clinical trials, now and in the future.

As we move towards an ever more personalised healthcare system, genomics is at the heart of what makes an individual […]

Opinion: Genomics education should be introduced earlier in the curriculum. An interview with Lisa Mullan

We caught up with Lisa Mullan (creator of Dinky Amigos, lovable characters that aim to teach a young audience about […]

Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]

Ethical Piece: Eugenics and Where to Draw The Line

It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.