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ASHG 2021: Workforce diversity in genomics

This week (18 – 22nd October 2021), the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosted their annual meeting. The meeting had a wide […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Conservation Genetics and the Tasmanian Devil – Paul Hohenlohe

Paul Hohenlohe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Idaho. Hohenlohe’s research focus […]

Can we be genetically predisposed to psychiatric disease and addiction?

A recent study, published in NeuroResource, has used single-nucleus transcriptome analysis to identify cell-type-specific molecular signatures in the brain that […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Back to the beginning – exploring the origins of life

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney takes a trip back in a virtual time machine, […]

New genetic loci for eye colour identified

An international team of researchers led by King’s College London and Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam have discovered 50 new […]

The diversity of cancer targets

Here we summarise a recent paper, published in Cell, that explored the landscape of therapeutic cancer targets beyond the list […]

The genetic timeline of hospital superbug

Researchers at the Sanger Institute and their collaborators have explored, for the first time, the full evolutionary journey of hospital […]

What is Non-Genetic Inheritance?

Epigenetic mechanisms are highly complex, diverse and often poorly understood. A recent study, published in Cell, discusses the diverse features […]

Non-Genetic Mechanisms of Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer

Therapeutic resistance has repeatedly proved itself to be an unconquerable barrier for curative cancer treatment. However, recent investigations have challenged […]

Black geneticists

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