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ASHG Virtual Meeting 2020

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

Indigenous Genomic Data Needed for Equitable Expanded Carrier Screening:

Pre-conception Expanded Carrier Screening is a technology that uses whole genome sequencing to screen prospective parents as potential carriers of […]

Genome UK: The future of healthcare

Genome UK The UK has launched its new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy, with the goal of cementing its status as […]

A modern Egyptian: the first comprehensive Egyptian reference genome

The true value of genomics can only be unravelled with true population-scale sequencing. Understanding genomic variation across populations will help […]

African genomics needed for genetic medicine

As part of the 20th anniversary of Nature Reviews Genetics, Professor Ambroise Wonkam from the University of Cape Town has […]

Women in genetics

Can you name a female scientist? For many people reading this, this may seem like a very easy question to […]

COVID-19 clinical trials failing to enrol diverse populations

Despite global recognition that diversity within population studies is poor, clinical trials for current treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 still […]

Opinion: Is Genomics perpetuating inequality?

“Genomics is crowding out ways of reducing inequality” is just one of the overarching messages of the latest report by […]

Interview with Dr Gemma Chandratillake, Education & Training Lead, Cambridge University Hospital

Dr Gemma Chandratillake is the Education and Training Lead for the East Midlands and East of England NHS Genomic Laboratory Hub.