The role the microbiome plays in human health has long been studied, but recent studies have been elucidating that it […]
Around 25% of the world is affected by a psychiatric disorder that can alter their behaviour, social relations and intellectual ability.
A collaborative US and Chinese study has found that the microbial communities present on our skin and in our mouths can predict your age, within a margin of several years. Additionally, they found a loss of key bacterial species in older participants, suggesting a potential anti-aging target.
Huge viruses with CRISPR-Cas and translational components have been described by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley – providing […]
FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I’m Sandra Smieszek and I’m the Head of Genetics at Vanda Pharmaceuticals […]
Dr Halima Moncrieffe is an Assistant Professor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, ranked top 3 in the USA, where she combines genomics with immunology to understand medication response and disease etiology. Halima is an award-winning immunologist who’s ultimate goal is to move towards a cure for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, so children can live pain-free and to their full potential
Alfredo is a post-doctoral researcher in Dobson’s group as part of a joint grant between the MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration […]
Dr Alfredo Iacoangeli is a post-doctoral researcher at King’s College London whose aim is the development of a high throughput gene, environment and epigenetics database and analysis system for international ALS research. We managed to have a chat with Alfredo ahead of him speaking at the Festival of Genomics about his work, and why he’s excited to be a part of the festival this year.
Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.