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Large-scale cancer genetic analyses in the Middle East

A group of researchers at the Qatar Foundation have presented the first landscape of cancer genetic predisposition in the Middle […]

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2022

Get your funky sunglasses, UV paint and flower headbands ready because we are back! Join us for the Festival of […]

Longevity pathways identified in exome analysis of centenarians

Non-human model organisms have provided evidence to suggest that rare protein-coding variants in pathways linked to longevity can guard against […]

World of Genomics: Germany

In this week’s World of Genomics entry, we explore Deutschland, also known more commonly as Germany. Despite the strength of […]

Analysis of 1.5 million people identifies genes related to antisocial behaviours

A new study, published in Nature Neuroscience, has analysed data from 1.5 million people to identify genes underlying behaviours related […]

A Spotlight On: Science Communication – Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan Roberts is a Registered Genetic Counsellor at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and a Researcher at the Society and Ethics […]

A, C, T to Glossary

Numbers The 1000 Genomes Project: The 1,000 Genome Project (1KGP) launched in January 2008 with the aim of generating the […]

Understanding the role of genetic resistance in the UK ash tree population

This article was compiled from a recent webinar, delivered by Professor Richard Buggs and supported by Novogene, a genomic services […]

Phenotype prediction accuracy limited by negative selection

Using population genetic models, researchers show that negative selection on complex traits limits phenotype prediction accuracy between populations. Phenotype prediction […]

Largest Middle East GWAS reveals clinically relevant variants

A recent GWAS analysis in the Middle Eastern Qatari population has identified genetic associations in 45 clinically relevant traits. GWAS […]