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Genomic Epidemiology: The Modern-day Hunt for Malicious Microbes

In this new age of genomic epidemiology, so-called “Microbe Hunters” are combining whole genome sequencing technology with epidemiological data. This […]

Gut microbiota predicts Crohn’s disease state

Researchers have revealed the potential usage of cytometric fingerprints of gut microbiota as a diagnostic tool to predict Crohn’s disease […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

Long-term antibiotic use and risks to mental health

Researchers at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, have explored the role of long-term antibiotic use in early life and risk to […]

Interview with Jeanette Mostert, Radboud University Medical Center

Jeanette Mostert (PhD) is science dissemination manager at the department of genetics of the Radboud University Hospital Medical Center in […]

How do you achieve cheaper, faster sequencing?

* The following article is written with excerpts from the second edition of The Sequencing Buyer’s Guide. — The field […]

AI and Machine Learning are at the heart of future healthcare.

We live in a world that is being run by data, an immense amount of data. Today, we can collect […]

Opinion: Direct-to-consumer epigenetic tests are not getting enough scrutiny

The direct to consumer (DTC) genetic test market has seen a decline recently over privacy concerns, but private companies such […]

Genomics against COVID-19: A summary

Last week, we asked the genomics community how they were shifting their focus to help fight the novel coronavirus. We […]

Microbial DNA in blood samples may reveal who has cancer, and which type

The study, published in Nature yesterday, may change how cancer is diagnosed, and shape our understanding of how cancer interacts with microbes.