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Information theory helps identify genes involved in leukaemia

Using a well-known field of mathematics – information theory – researchers have uncovered possible genes involved in the development of […]

Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine 2021

For a second year running, the annual ‘Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine’ conference has gone virtual – bringing together the […]

New Biomarkers of Childhood Brain Tumours Identified in Cerebrospinal Fluid

Paediatric brain tumours are the leading cause of tumour-related mortality in children. There is a widespread search for predictive biomarkers […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 16th January

Your latest genomics week in brief – jam-packed with the latest genomics news and research! Top stories from the past […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 9th January

Another week, another genomics week in brief – filled with the latest news and research from the genomics space. Top […]

It’s time to talk about epigenetic clocks

Ageing. Mother nature’s curse, but a plastic surgeon’s blessing. All humans age. But how we age and most importantly how […]

All Wales, All the way!

Megan Fealey, NovaSeq Implementation Lead, and Joseph Halstead, Bioinformatician, from All Wales Medical Genomics Service (AWMGS) joined us to discuss […]

Black geneticists

Can you name a Black scientist? We asked a similar question a few weeks ago regarding women in genetics and […]

Initiative to improve diagnosis of childhood viral lymphomas using liquid biopsy launched

Researchers hope that the effort will be able to validate liquid biopsy (LB) diagnostic methods for childhood lymphomas that are endemic in the region

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”.