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An overview of cancer biology

Original post by Liam Little in February 2023. Updated by Ashleigh Davey in September 2023. Cancer is a disease of […]

A guide to cancer genomics

Original post by Liam Little in February 2023. Updated by Ashleigh Davey in September 2023. According to the British Journal […]

Warmer temperatures may increase mutation rate in human fungal pathogen

According to a recent study from Duke University School of Medicine (published in PNAS), a warmer climate could drive mutations […]

RNA-sequencing of amniotic fluid cells for prenatal diagnosis of rare disorders

A team of researchers from Hong Kong have developed a proof-of-concept RNA-sequencing approach to analyse amniotic fluid to diagnose rare […]

World of Genomics: Greece

The next stop in our World of Genomics tour is Greece. Greece, officially known as the Hellenic republic, is one […]

CRISPR-based therapy alleviates Huntington’s disease symptoms in mouse models

Researchers have investigated the application of RNA-targeting CRISPR technology in the treatment of Huntington’s disease (HD). The study, published in […]

World of Genomics: Kenya

Article originally written by Aaron Khemchandani, November 2022. Updated by Charlotte Taylor, January 2024. For the latest edition in our […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

The Magnificent Microbiome: Where have we been and where are we going? (Part 1)

In this blog, we will attempt to cover some of the many ways our microbiomes impact our health and wider […]

Multi-omics data integration approach aids liver cancer subtyping

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer As the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, liver cancer represents a significant […]