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Computational Genetics: A Massive Step for Neuroscience

Complex brain disorders are highly heritable and largely polygenic. They arise from a complex combination of risk genes, found in […]

Circular RNA: Liquid biopsy biomarker for human diseases

A recent review, published in Protein & Cell, has explored the potential use of blood circular RNA as a liquid […]

The Forefront of Genomics

Here we summarise a recent perspective, published in Nature, that has outlined the highest-priority elements in NHGRI’s vision for improving […]

Off to a catalytic start: Enzymatic DNA synthesis

We all probably remember the enzyme kinetics graphs from school about optimal pH, temperature and substrate concentration in relation to […]

ASHG Virtual Meeting 2020

Last week (27 – 30th October 2020), the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosted their annual meeting. The meeting […]

DNA Today Podcast: DTC Series wrap up

DNA Today has just wrapped up their second series of 2020, exploring the landscape of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing over […]

The value of microsatellite instability testing – now and in the future

Microsatellite instability (MSI) testing of tumour tissue is routinely performed to identify genomic instability (deficiency in one or more DNA […]

Down syndrome: New genetic approaches

A recent review, published in Cell, has examined the lessons learned from model systems and has explored emerging methods for […]

Move over Cas9: Introducing Cascade-Cas3 system

It has been over two weeks since Professors Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna received The Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, Director of the US National Human Genome […]