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How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

Base editing outcomes predicted by machine learning model

Single nucleotide variants (SNVs) are implicated in about half of all genetic diseases and so, accurately targeting and editing these […]

Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]

Opinion: morally, is germline genome editing all that different to IVF?

Helen C. O’Neill has explored how the global reaction to the birth of genome-edited twins in 2018 echoed the condemnation […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Andrew Bassett, Wellcome Sanger: Editing the genome of human iPS cells

Andrew leads the Human Gene Editing R&D group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.  After obtaining his PhD at the MRC-LMB […]

CRISPR system developed for dose-dependent gene expression

CRISPR is renowned for its precise gene-editing ability, but is gaining ground in alternative applications; namely the control of selected […]

World of Genomics: Belgium

Original article written by Anjum Aktar, November 2022. Updated by Aleisha Collins, January 2024. Nestled in the heart of Europe, […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 2nd February

Another week, and more exciting news from the genomics world! Sit back, relax, and take a look at what we’ve […]

Back to Basics – CRISPR

Recent news has been filled with stories of CRISPR gene editing reaching the clinic, but the technique has been at […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 8th December

Want to catch up with all the latest news from the genomics world? Then Week in Brief is the place […]