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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. […]

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 […]

Genome Giants – Janina Jeff, Staff Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina

Janina Jeff is an American geneticist and Staff Bioinformatics Scientist at Illumina. Jeff is particularly interested in identifying genetic variants […]

Exome sequencing data from UK Biobank links protein-coding variants to health

A massive effort using exome sequencing data from more than 450,000 UK Biobank participants has revealed rare and common gene […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of DNA sequencing

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney takes a look at how we learned to read […]

Genome Giants: Stephen F. Kingsmore – President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Stephen F. Kingsmore is the President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, where they are pioneering the […]

Sequencing of adult cells provides insight into human embryogenesis

How the human embryo develops is a complex and unclear phenomenon. Scientists are faced with many challenges when it comes […]

Newborn genomic sequencing has no negative effect on families

A new study, published today in JAMA Pediatrics, has investigated the impact of newborn genomic sequencing (nGS) on parents. Their […]

Actionable metastatic cancer genomes remain stable over time

A new study, published in Nature Medicine, has found that driver mutations in metastatic cancer genomes remain stable over time. […]

How did Illumina dominate the sequencing market?

The 2024 Sequencing Buyer’s Guide Illumina’s systems employ short-read sequencing techniques, which has been the predominant NGS technology for the […]