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Parkinson’s Disease-associated Variants Operate Through Gene Regulation

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have demonstrated that genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease perform regulatory functions.  Researchers […]

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 […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 12th February

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

New immune-profiling method uses DNA from blood

Researchers have created a novel immune-profiling method that can return detailed immune cell type proportions by using only DNA from […]

GWAS identifies new acne risk genes

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) of acne has identified 29 regions of the genome that influence the condition. Acne vulgaris […]

Down the Rabbit Hole – DNA Data Storage, James Banal

James Banal is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Professor Mark Bathe’s laboratory. While Banal is […]

New mechanism for protecting DNA discovered

The team behind a new study has discovered a novel mechanism for the protection of DNA. Their findings may influence […]

Genome Giants – Leroy Hood, Co-founder and Professor, Institute for Systems Biology

Leroy Hood is a pioneer of systems biology and Professor and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle. He […]

World of Genomics: Switzerland

Aside from its luxury branded watches and delicious chocolate, Switzerland is home to mesmerising alpine scenery. Switzerland’s presence within the […]

Genetic mutations may not be random

The findings of a new study have dramatically challenged the established theory of evolution. For years, we have believed that […]