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Researchers have revealed novel ultra-rare risk genes for autism

Researchers have identified ultra-rare, likely gene-disruptive variants unique to autism families, revealing 28 novel candidate risk genes. The genetics of […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes for all – Making sure everyone benefits from genetics research

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney meets some of the researchers who are working to […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 3rd July

Another month, another genomics week in brief, jam-packed with all of the latest news and research within the genomics space. […]

Penetrance in monogenic metabolic conditions

Researchers have used exome sequencing data from 77,184 individuals to generate penetrance estimates and assess the utility of polygenic variation […]

Round-up: COVID-19 June 2021 (Part One)

Keeping up with all of the most recent news surrounding the novel coronavirus can be difficult, so we have done […]

Microbiome disease architectures

In a recent study, researchers linked the genetic makeup of bacteria in the human gut to several human diseases, proposing […]

Genetic variants impact immune cell function

Researchers have harnessed the power of genome-wide sequencing and functional profiling of immune cells to understand how genetic variants can […]

JAG2 Mutation – New cause for Muscular Dystrophy

A mutation in a previously unexamined Notch ligand, JAG2, is found to cause a rare form of muscular dystrophy (MD) […]

CRISPR identifies gene involved in metastasis

New research from scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute has revealed a gene that plays a key role in metastasis […]

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 […]