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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 Rona Strawbridge, University of Glasgow: Genetics of suicidal behaviour: novel findings, relation to psychiatric disorders and impact on completed suicid

Since completing my PhD, I have been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases. Much of my career has […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Neil Walker, NIHR BioResource: How to add NHS data to a research project

Neil Walker is IT Lead at the NIHR BioResource, a richly phenotyped and genotyped panel of participants who can be […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Michael Barnes, QMUL: RNA Sequencing and Machine Learning as Molecular Scalpels

Professor of Bioinformatics, Director, the Centre for Translational Bioinformatics, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London Co-Investigator, Health […]

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 […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Arianne Shahvisi Brighton & Sussex Medical School: Race, genealogy, and justice

Arianne Shahvisi is a philosopher with diverse research interests in applied ethics, the philosophy of science, and social epistemology. Her […]

Coming of age? How to translate generation genome into clinical practice

Karen Lighting Jones, Head of Future Place at Roche. Back in 2016, Dame Sally Davies concluded her Chief Medical Officer annual report by saying “Genomics is not tomorrow, it’s here today. I believe genomic services should be available to more patients, whilst being a cost-effective service in the NHS”.

Interview with Dr Cecilia Domínquez Conde, Postdoctoral Fellow, Teichmann Lab, Wellcome Sanger Institute

Dr Cecilia Dominguez Conde is a postdoctoral fellow at the Teichmann Lab, Wellcome Sanger Institute. During her PhD, she discovered […]

Interview with Dr Gemma Chandratillake, Education & Training Lead, Cambridge University Hospital

Dr Gemma Chandratillake is the Education and Training Lead for the East Midlands and East of England NHS Genomic Laboratory Hub.

Interview with Dr Rona Strawbridge, UKRI Innovation

Dr Rona Strawbridge has been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases, who’s work has focused much on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and more recently serious mental illness. We managed to have a chat with Rona ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics about her work and why she’s excited to be speaking at the festival this year.