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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 […]

UK Biobank whole-genome sequencing data made available

The UK Biobank has released whole-genome sequencing data on 200,000 participants and made it widely available on the platform – […]

World-first study shows that WGS shortens diagnostic odyssey

A world-first scientific study has shown that whole-genome sequencing (WGS) improves diagnosis of rare diseases and shortens diagnostic journeys for […]

New research finds ABI3 gene function in Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have found that loss of ABI3 function, a protein-coding gene, may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by […]

New study of heart defects and autism identifies causative genes

By studying genetic data from people born with congenital heart disease or autism, researchers have uncovered almost two dozen genes […]

Round-up: COVID-19 October (Part Two)

Catching up with all the latest COVID-19 news and research can be difficult, so we have done it for you! […]

Antimicrobial resistance: This is not just a phage

I worked at a pharmacy for over seven years. During that time, thousands of prescriptions for antibiotics came and went. […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 23rd October

Another week of jam-packed news and research summarised for you in your latest Genomics Week in Brief – enjoy! Top […]

Evolution of mutations can be predicted by DNA tangles

New research has revealed evolutionary hotspots in DNA tangles where mutations are more likely to occur. Mutational hotspots Mutational hotspots […]