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Genomic signatures of pre-resistance in Tuberculosis

Researchers have conducted the largest population-level genomic analysis of M. tuberculosis to date, with a view to pre-empt the emergence of resistance. […]

Exploring gene-network complexity in cancer

Researchers have studied the changes in gene-network structure occurring during the onset and progression of nine different cancer types, in […]

Increasing the genetic diversity in studies of lipids

Researchers have conducted a multi-ancestry GWAS of lipid levels in around 1.65 million individuals, including 350,000 individuals of non-European descent. […]

Genome editing in complex microbial communities

Researchers have characterised and validated a strategy for editing the genomes of specific organisms in microbial communities using tools called […]

The role of G4s in Cockayne Syndrome

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that the CSB protein, responsible for the premature ageing disorder Cockayne Syndrome, preferentially […]

Single sex mice litters created using gene editing

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Kent have used gene-editing technology to create female-only and male-only […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 4th December

Below, we have summarised some of the latest news and research across the genomics space – enjoy! Top stories from […]

New gene discoveries in the development of stuttering

Ground-breaking research, led by scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has reported the discovery of new genetic variants associated with […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The natural lottery – How our genes shape our lives

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney chats with Professor Paige Harden from the University of […]

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 […]