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Potential Pitfalls of Applying Machine Learning in Genomics Research

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A recent review has detailed five common pitfalls that occur when applying machine learning […]

‘Junk DNA’: Age of Intron 

If I cast my mind back to studying biology at school, the message was very clear: DNA contains genes, and […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer, Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]

Improving prime editing by studying DNA repair

A group of researchers has shown that the DNA mismatch repair process plays a critical role in prime editing. Genome […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 12th February

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

Patient Perspectives: Peter Coleman, Independent Researcher and Full-time Carer

Peter Coleman is an independent researcher and full-time carer with a background in sound, TV, film and special effects. Both […]

New DNA sequencing technique sets world record

A team from Stanford Medicine has set a Guinness World Record for the fastest time to sequence a whole genome. […]

Giraffe: A new short-read mapping tool

Researchers have introduced a new short-read mapping tool, called Giraffe, that can efficiently plot new genome sequences to a pangenome […]

Genome Giants – Tak Mak, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Tak Mak is a world leader in the genetics of immunology and cancer. He is currently a Senior Scientist at […]

Many viable IVF embryos not implanted due to mosaicism

A recent study has suggested that many embryos from IVF that are discarded due to chromosomal abnormalities have the potential […]