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The Genetics Of Alzheimer’s: Uncovering new Mechanisms and Drug Targets

An understanding of the environmental and genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease is vital for the production of more effective therapies. […]

Shuttle up for some genomics in space

Space. A silent vacuum beyond the upper limits of Earth’s atmosphere, home to billions of galaxies within our universe. A […]

Dinosaurs got cancer too

Researchers have reported of the first confirmed finding of an osteosarcoma in dinosaurs, specifically a specimen of Centrosaurus apertus. Osteosarcoma […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 3rd October

Don’t worry! We are back again for the second week bringing you the latest genomics updates over the past week. […]

Indigenous Genomic Data Needed for Equitable Expanded Carrier Screening:

Pre-conception Expanded Carrier Screening is a technology that uses whole genome sequencing to screen prospective parents as potential carriers of […]

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 […]