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We should be sequencing the genomes of coronavirus patients

I am sure by now we are all hoping to hear something non-coronavirus related. Sorry to disappoint, but Professors from […]

Three workers leave Biogen meeting testing positive for coronavirus

Three people who have attended a Biogen management meeting in Boston have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. The meeting […]

Genetic sequencing of novel coronavirus indicates “undetected spread” in the US

Recent analysis of the genetic sequence of the coronavirus has indicated that the infection may have spread further than we realised. 

New diagnostic for Coronavirus receives CE mark

Yesterday, a test developed by Co-diagnostics for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, received CE marking as the virus nears “pandemic” status. CE-IVD marking indicates that the IVD conforms with relevant EU directives regarding the health and safety of the product.

WhopperPhage – The huge virus with CRISPR components

Huge viruses with CRISPR-Cas and translational components have been described by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley – providing […]

Shareable Science: The genetics of coronavirus

In early December, an outbreak of respiratory illness was reported in Wuhan, China. Scientists quickly determined the sickness was caused by a new virus from the coronavirus family. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus, China has reacted with transportation lockdowns and public health advisories.

New research suggests scientists may have found COVID-19’s Kryptonite

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Around the world, COVID-19 cases are still being reported. This highlights how understanding the […]

World of Genomics: Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco, bordering the Sahara Desert and the strait of Gibraltar, is best known for its mountain ranges, […]

DNA Methylation Found to Play a Role in Clinical Outcomes of COVID-19

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Throughout the course of the pandemic, PCR testing has been used to identify the […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 23rd July

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]