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Bonobo genome provides insights into ape evolution

Researchers have generated a new bonobo genome assembly, helping to pinpoint specific variants that distinguish chimpanzee and bonobo lineages. Closest […]

1 in 6 colorectal cancer patients have hereditary gene mutation

Researchers within the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found that 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer have […]

BioMe used to Identify new Subpopulations and Disease Risks

Accurately understanding populations and associated disease risks is important to direct resources and treatments effectively. By understanding where someone comes […]

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) […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th April

Get all the latest genomics news and research all in one place, here, in this week’s genomics week in brief! […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 3rd April

Another month, another genomics week in brief – jam-packed with all the latest genomics news and research! Top stories from […]

Rare VEXAS syndrome is more common than originally thought

Researchers at the University of Leeds have found that a rare disease first discovered in 2020 – VEXAS syndrome – […]

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 […]

Evolution of the genome

Cosmologists believe that the universe began over 14 billion years ago with the Big Bang. Clouds of gas emitted by […]

Uncovering Genomic Evidence for Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2: A Case Study

COVID-19 has been the dominating topic of our lives for the past year, with currently over 114 million cases, 65 […]