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Vertebrate genomes assemble!

As part of the Vertebrate Genomes Project, researchers have described the lessons learned from assembling error-free genomes of 16 vertebrate […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Giving nature a helping hand – how humans are shaping species

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Kat Arney explores the impact that humans have had on the evolutionary […]

Such a lot of genome to see…by Ting Wu

Ting Wu (Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School) joined us at the Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2021 to […]

Down syndrome: New genetic approaches

A recent review, published in Cell, has examined the lessons learned from model systems and has explored emerging methods for […]

Climate change: A genomics perspective

Over the past few years, the need to act against climate change has become apparent. From the recent Australian bushfires […]

Analysis reveals broad host range of SARS-CoV-2

A new study by the University of California, Davis, has revealed that SARS-CoV-2 may be a threat to other species. […]

An impact study on the rare disease community: a call to action

Jo Balfour, one of the founding members and current Operations Manager at Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN), has collaborated with […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Out Standing In the Field – the highs and lows of genetics fieldwork

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped our stay-at-home roving reporter Georgia Mills presenter talks to four researchers who’ve been […]

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 […]

Interview with Dr Rona Strawbridge, UKRI Innovation

Dr Rona Strawbridge has been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases, who’s work has focused much on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and more recently serious mental illness. We managed to have a chat with Rona ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics about her work and why she’s excited to be speaking at the festival this year.