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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 […]

Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

Fast and Furious: A race to develop a vaccine

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to slow down the spread of the virus. However, the rapid race […]

Research shows gene associated with dementia doubles risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms

A study published this morning has revealed that having two copies of the e4 variant of the ApoE gene doubles […]

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 […]

Genetic sequencing of novel coronavirus indicates “undetected spread” in the US

Recent analysis of the genetic sequence of the coronavirus has indicated that the infection may have spread further than we realised. 

FoG 2020 Presentation Segun Fatumo, LSHTM: Insights and Challenges of African Genome Resources for Precision Medicin

Segun was originally trained as a Computer Scientist with current research experience in Genetic epidemiology and Bioinformatics. He work primarily […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Rory Collins: UK Biobank: an open-access resource for studying the determinants of disease

Rory Collins studied Medicine at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London University (1974-1980), and Statistics at George Washington University (1976-7) […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Clare Turnbull, QMUL, Genomics England: Precision Prevention For Cancer: Opportunities And Hype

Clare’s research has focused on identification and characterisation of heritable genetic factors associated with cancer. She leads the largest recruitment […]