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Californian biotech company claims $100 genome

California-based Ultima Genomics emerged from stealth mode on 31st May to announce a new high-throughput, low-cost sequencing platform that it […]

Entire Human Genome Sequenced for the First Time

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper published in Science presented the sequencing of the entire human genome, including […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer, Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]

Genome Giants – Tak Mak, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Tak Mak is a world leader in the genetics of immunology and cancer. He is currently a Senior Scientist at […]

At last – a complete human genome sequence

The Telomere-to-Telomere Consortium has finally finished the first truly complete 3.05 billion base pair sequence of a human genome. This […]

Bonobo genome provides insights into ape evolution

Researchers have generated a new bonobo genome assembly, helping to pinpoint specific variants that distinguish chimpanzee and bonobo lineages. Closest […]

Vertebrate genomes assemble!

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

Validation – The pivotal but rarely discussed step of genome editing

Written by Anja Brunner (Marketing Manager at Samplix) Genome editing Undoubtedly, advances in gene editing have allowed us to imagine a […]

The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, Director of the US National Human Genome […]

Whole genome, whole exome or panel sequencing in precision oncology clinical trials

With a wealth of genomic technologies rapidly advancing with falling cost, implementing genomics into trials and routine care is becoming […]