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Genomics: Not all doom and gloom

In the past Genomics has faced a lot of controversy, particularly in relation to eugenics. Even today, applications of genomics, […]

Genome UK: The future of healthcare

Genome UK The UK has launched its new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy, with the goal of cementing its status as […]

A modern Egyptian: the first comprehensive Egyptian reference genome

The true value of genomics can only be unravelled with true population-scale sequencing. Understanding genomic variation across populations will help […]

Women in genetics

Can you name a female scientist? For many people reading this, this may seem like a very easy question to […]

Insight into the distinct tumour immune microenvironments in gastric cancer patients

Researchers have compared the tumour immune microenvironments (TIMEs) of primary gastric cancers and found distinct patterns between primary and metastatic […]

BRCA2 c.9227G>T variant found to be pathogenic

Recent analysis published in Scientific Reports has concluded that c.9227G>T is a BRCA2 pathogenic variant. Variants of uncertain significance The […]

Digestive tract organs: a pathogenic route for SARS-CoV-2 infection

A recent article published in Cell Death Discovery has explored digestive symptoms of COVID-19 and the potentially pathogenic route of […]

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, […]

Opinion: We should address genetic data governance as we fight to find a COVID-19 vaccine

As the world rushes to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, geneticists are looking at our genes to understand the variation […]

Metatranscriptomic analysis of COVID-19 patients show disrupted airway microbiome

A team of researchers have conducted a metatranscriptomic characterisation study of patients with COVID-19 and found specific immune-associated host transcriptional […]