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Progress in the GenOMICC COVID-19 study

Genomics England Chief Scientist, Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, recently joined BBC Radio 4 to discuss the progress of the GenOMICC […]

Rare TLR7 variants implicated in COVID-19 severity

A study has found that rare genetic alterations in the TLR7 gene may have predisposed two sets of brothers who […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

Study finds aneuploidy common in early-stage human embryos

A new single-cell study has found that aneuploidy is common in early-stage human embryos, a finding that may have implications […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

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 […]

New single-cell sperm sequencing method uncovers insights into meiotic variation

A new method has allowed researchers at Harvard Medical School to examine variation in meiosis by studying tens of thousands […]

How do you achieve cheaper, faster sequencing?

* The following article is written with excerpts from the second edition of The Sequencing Buyer’s Guide. Download the latest […]

Researchers have rapidly reconstructed the SARS-CoV-2 virus using synthetic genomics

Swiss and German researchers have developed a yeast-based synthetic genomics platform that can rapidly reconstruct diverse RNA viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, […]

6 Genomics Activities To Do With Kids

The Public Engagement team at The Wellcome Genome Campus has released some cool activities to do with the kids in their yougenome home pack!