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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 […]

SARS-CoV-2 re-infection confirmed by whole-genome sequencing

Researchers have confirmed a case of re-infection, which suggests that SARS-CoV-2 may continue to circulate among the population despite herd […]

Capture the dark genome: From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations – Webinar Summary

Tackling Disease-Related Repeat Expansion Analysis – Marzia Rossato What is the Dark Genome? The dark genome refers to parts of […]

Webinar: Capture the dark genome – From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations

Sequenced genomes retain a surprisingly large number of “dark” regions – sections that have proven difficult to characterise via short-read […]

Whole genome, whole exome or panel sequencing in precision oncology clinical trials

With a wealth of genomic technologies rapidly advancing with falling cost, implementing genomics into trials and routine care is becoming […]

Should We Sequence all Genomes at Birth and Make a National Database?

Some genetic variants only have weak associations with specific conditions or traits, making it difficult to predict how a child […]

Butler: Analysing genomes in the cloud

Ask Jeeves may be a thing of the past as there’s a new butler in town. Specifically, one to serve […]

Coming of age? How to translate generation genome into clinical practice

Karen Lighting Jones, Head of Future Place at Roche. Back in 2016, Dame Sally Davies concluded her Chief Medical Officer annual report by saying “Genomics is not tomorrow, it’s here today. I believe genomic services should be available to more patients, whilst being a cost-effective service in the NHS”.

World of Genomics: Switzerland

Original article written by Shannon Gunn, January 2022. Updated by Gemma Davies, October 2023. Aside from its luxury branded watches […]

World of Genomics: France

Original article by Shannon Gunn, November 2021. Updated by Kira Newbon, August 2023. Home to some of the greatest landmarks, […]