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Gene expression differences drive motor neuron lineage decisions

The pathways driving neuronal development and function are generally well characterized. However, how the diversity of neuronal subtypes is established […]

The notorious Y chromosome has finally been mapped

The full sequence of the Y chromosome is one of the few remaining pieces missing from the human genomic puzzle. […]

How-to: perform a genome-wide association study (GWAS)

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are commonly used in the genomics world to identify variants associated with a trait or disease. […]

AI can accurately detect Parkinson’s disease and define its subtypes

Parkinson’s disease is a clinically heterogenous neurodegenerative disorder, meaning that it is likely that different cellular mechanisms drive its pathology […]

Bacterial Biosensors Detect Cancer DNA

A recent study published in Science has unveiled the potential of engineering a well-known bacterium, Acinetobacter baylyi, to detect cancer […]

The price of fame: Should celebrities disclose their health struggles?

Being unwell can be an isolating experience. Patients can often be unsure of where to turn for support and for […]

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata: An Interview with Fei Chen, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

At the Festival of Genomics and Biodata, we are lucky enough to be joined by some of the biggest names […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 22nd July

Check out the latest Genomics Week In Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata: An Interview with Sowmiya Moorthie, PHG Foundation

At the Festival of Genomics and Biodata, we are lucky enough to be joined by some of the biggest names […]

How to: perform polygenic risk score analysis

Original article written by Shannon Gunn, August 2020. Updated by Lyndsey Fletcher, July 2023. Polygenic risk scores are a particularly […]