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Exploring rare cancer mutational signatures with whole genome sequencing

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A new study, published in Science, has used whole genome sequencing (WGS) to explore […]

Mitochondrial genomes a potential non-invasive biomarker for psoriasis

New research discovers psoriasis is linked with abnormalities in the copy number of mitochondrial DNA, suggesting its potential use as […]

A Spotlight On: Genomics in Qatar – Said Ismail, Director of Qatar Genome

Said Ismail is the Director of Qatar Genome, a national programme trying to spearhead Qatar’s vision to become a pioneer […]

Californian biotech company claims $100 genome

California-based Ultima Genomics emerged from stealth mode on 31st May to announce a new high-throughput, low-cost sequencing platform that it […]

Lupus variants identified with whole-genome sequencing in Chinese patients

A new study has identified key rare variants in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a Chinese population for the first […]

Genome-wide CRISPR and tumour suppressor genes could open new pathways for discovering anticancer drugs

Researchers at the University of Texas have performed genome-wide CRISPR screens to uncover vulnerabilities critical for discovering anticancer drugs. The […]

Nigerian 100K Genome Project initial phase completed

This week holds incredible and long-awaited news for worldwide communities; the pioneering Nigerian 100K Genome Project’s initial phase has been […]

Understanding the evolution of genome architecture across species

Written by Poppy Jayne Morgan A new study published in BMC biology is unravelling the mystery of genome architecture. Gene […]

A New Dawn for Mitochondrial Genome Editing

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers have successfully facilitated A-to-G base conversion in mitochondrial DNA, ushering in a new […]

Insights from Largest-Ever Tumour Genome Analysis Ready for Clinical Use

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  A study headed by Cambridge University scientists has conducted the largest whole-genome sequencing analysis […]