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Interview with Dr Rona Strawbridge, UKRI Innovation

Dr Rona Strawbridge has been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases, who’s work has focused much on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and more recently serious mental illness. We managed to have a chat with Rona ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics about her work and why she’s excited to be speaking at the festival this year.

Interview with Dr Susie Cooke, Head of Medical Genomics at the Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory

Dr Susie Cooke is the Head of Medical Genomics at the Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory whose main interest is in facilitating the move of next-generation sequencing into the clinic to help cancer patients.

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.

Interview with Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank

Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank leads this landmark project. We talk to him about some of the research outcomes from UK Biobank, and why he’s excited to be speaking at the Festival of Genomics this January.

On the horizon: In situ sequencing

Advancements in technologies, including single cell and spatial transcriptomics, have provided us with a finer view of our complex biology […]

All Wales, All the way!

Megan Fealey, NovaSeq Implementation Lead, and Joseph Halstead, Bioinformatician, from All Wales Medical Genomics Service (AWMGS) joined us to discuss […]

DNA Today Podcast: DTC Series wrap up

DNA Today has just wrapped up their second series of 2020, exploring the landscape of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing over […]

The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, Director of the US National Human Genome […]

Genomic Epidemiology: The Modern-day Hunt for Malicious Microbes

In this new age of genomic epidemiology, so-called “Microbe Hunters” are combining whole genome sequencing technology with epidemiological data. This […]

The Genetics Podcast: Making the UK a World Leader in Health Data Science

In the most recent episode of The Genetics Podcast, Patrick Short, CEO of Sano Genetics interviews Caroline Cake, CEO of […]