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Healthcare Careers in Genomics

Find our helpful guide below on what different roles are available within the healthcare setting

Should We Sequence all Genomes at Birth and Make a National Database?

Some genetic variants only have weak associations with specific conditions or traits, making it difficult to predict how a child […]

Direct to consumer genetics – Whose data is it?

Many pharmaceutical companies are switching their focus to collecting, analysing and learning from large data sets. In fact, in early […]

Shareable Science: What the “wellderly” can teach us about the genetics of healthy aging

Aging affects everyone, right down to our genetic core, but there’s plenty of evidence showing that each individual experiences the effects of age differently. As it turns out, some people are predisposed to a less disruptive (a kinder, gentler) aging process. New research hopes to uncover why that is.

“We are all billionaires in terms of our genome data” – Interview with Prof. Ernst Hafen, Professor of Systems Genetics, ETH Zurich

Professor Ernst Hafen is based at the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology at ETH Zurich. He studied the developmental and […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Neil Walker, NIHR BioResource: How to add NHS data to a research project

Neil Walker is IT Lead at the NIHR BioResource, a richly phenotyped and genotyped panel of participants who can be […]

A Guide to Digitizing Biopharma

Introduction Historically, the biopharma space has always lagged behind other industries when it comes to digitizing processes. But over the […]

A Guide to the FAIR Principles in Biopharma

Introduction There is a constant growth in the volume, complexity and creation speed of data. Therefore, humans are increasingly relying […]

NHS plans to share medical records

NHS England is preparing to gather the medical histories of over 55 million patients into a database it will share […]

More Diverse Vaccine Trials Fail To Address Systemic Racism

The highly uneven, racialised impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are well documented. In the US, Black and Latinx people are […]