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What genes did humans inherit from Neanderthals?

Recently, researchers have developed a novel method that uses convolutional neural networks to detect adaptive introgression in the human genome. […]

Evolution of the genome

Cosmologists believe that the universe began over 14 billion years ago with the Big Bang. Clouds of gas emitted by […]

Delving into the microbiome of Neanderthals

An international research group led by the University of Bologna have analysed the microbiome of Neanderthals and found bacteria that […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 9th January

Another week, another genomics week in brief – filled with the latest news and research from the genomics space. Top […]

Genetics Unzipped: Heat, Stick, Duplicate, Repeat – The Story Of The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney in the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s Genetics Unzipped podcast, brings you the story and […]

ASHG Virtual Meeting 2020

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

Interview with Arianne Shahvisi, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 29th October

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

Everything you need (and want) to know about tardigrades

By now, most of us have heard of the extremely hardy (and cute) tardigrade, otherwise known as the water bear […]

World of Genomics: Denmark

Beneath the Aurora Borealis lies Denmark (or Danmark in Danish), a picturesque land once home to the mighty Vikings. This […]