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Epigenetics and Ancestry: How Our History Shapes Who We Are

The idea that the experiences of our ancestors shape who we are today is not a novel one. In fact, […]

Researchers Discover the Key to Awakening Dormant Neural Stem Cells

A recent paper published in Science Advances sheds light on the metabolic features of neural stem/progenitor cells (NSPCs). The researchers […]

Mind the Gap: New Study Shows Differences in Male and Female Genetic Pathways in MDD

In a recent study, published in Nature Molecular Psychiatry, researchers have performed a sex-stratified genome-wide association analysis for MDD on […]

A Spotlight On: Sleep Deprivation & Genomic Regulation – Derk-Jan Dijk

We speak to Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology at the University of Surrey, Director of the Surrey Sleep […]

A Spotlight On: Genetics and Mental Health – Gerome Breen

Gerome Breen, Professor of Psychiatric Genetics, King’s College London. Please note the transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity. […]

Gut bacteria impact motivation to exercise in mice

Researchers have identified a gut-to-brain pathway in mice that may be the key to unlocking the motivation to exercise. The […]

CRISPR-based therapy alleviates Huntington’s disease symptoms in mouse models

Researchers have investigated the application of RNA-targeting CRISPR technology in the treatment of Huntington’s disease (HD). The study, published in […]

World of Genomics: Portugal

Portugal is the next stop in our World of Genomics tour. The country has a beautiful landscape, from the low-lying […]

World of Genomics: Poland

Introduction Whilst classical music may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it is hard to deny the lasting influence of […]

A Spotlight On: Increasing Diversity in Genetics Studies – Karoline Kuchenbaecker

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at University College London, joins us to discuss her work to increase representation in […]