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Analysis of 1.5 million people identifies genes related to antisocial behaviours

A new study, published in Nature Neuroscience, has analysed data from 1.5 million people to identify genes underlying behaviours related […]

Multi-omics: Exploring Inside Cells

Introduction Multi-omics is an emerging field. ‘Omics’ refers to the comprehensive collection of a set of biological molecules. Essentially, the […]

A new Chief Scientific Officer has been appointed at Genomics England

Following a rigorous recruitment process, Genomics England has just announced that it has appointed a new Chief Scientific Officer – […]

Multi-omics integration analysis uncovers genes driving alcoholism

A new study, published in Nature Communications, has used a multi-omics systems approach to identify genes underlying alcohol use disorders. […]

Lack of productivity in biopharma R&D

During the past 70 years, advances in many scientific and technological areas should have dramatically raised the productivity of biopharma […]

New framework links disease SNPs to target genes

A new study has combined SNP-to-gene linking strategies to pinpoint genes that drive disease. The developed framework has identified novel […]

A, C, T to Glossary

Numbers The 1000 Genomes Project: The 1,000 Genome Project (1KGP) launched in January 2008 with the aim of generating the […]

No, testosterone does not determine your chances of success

With genetic causal inference methods, researchers showed that testosterone does not affect socioeconomic status or health in men, countering prior […]

Non-syndromic cleft lip aetiology is illuminated by integrative approaches

In a recent study, researchers integrated existing genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data to generate novel insights into the aetiology of […]

Whole-exome sequencing and the potential for obesity treatment

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of large-scale whole-exome sequencing in facilitating therapeutic target discovery to combat obesity. The recent upsurge […]