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FoG 2020 Presentation Andrew Bassett, Wellcome Sanger: Editing the genome of human iPS cells

Andrew leads the Human Gene Editing R&D group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.  After obtaining his PhD at the MRC-LMB […]

Coming of age? How to translate generation genome into clinical practice

Karen Lighting Jones, Head of Future Place at Roche. Back in 2016, Dame Sally Davies concluded her Chief Medical Officer annual report by saying “Genomics is not tomorrow, it’s here today. I believe genomic services should be available to more patients, whilst being a cost-effective service in the NHS”.

Biodata Analysis and Management – Genome Analytics, Interoperability and Data Life Cycle

It has now been 16 years since the Human Genome Project sequenced the first ever human genome: in that time, […]

On the horizon: In situ sequencing

Advancements in technologies, including single cell and spatial transcriptomics, have provided us with a finer view of our complex biology […]

The Forefront of Genomics

Here we summarise a recent perspective, published in Nature, that has outlined the highest-priority elements in NHGRI’s vision for improving […]

Genetic counsellors: The Charles Xaviers of our universe

“A genetic counsellor is like air conditioning. When you do not have it, you do not realise you are missing […]

ASHG Virtual Meeting 2020

Last week (27 – 30th October 2020), the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosted their annual meeting. The meeting […]

What Can Biomarker Research Learn from Planetary Science?

Making Space for Biomarker Data Clinical research, particularly cancer diagnostics, has seen an explosion in the collection of biomarker data […]

Black geneticists

Can you name a Black scientist? We asked a similar question a few weeks ago regarding women in genetics and […]

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, […]