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Largest Middle East GWAS reveals clinically relevant variants

A recent GWAS analysis in the Middle Eastern Qatari population has identified genetic associations in 45 clinically relevant traits. GWAS […]

Filling the Gaps in the Human Genome

Completed 20 years ago this month, the Human Genome Project was a ground-breaking piece of research. However, it was far […]

A well camouflaged zebra

For my undergraduate research project, I studied a rare neurological disease known as Landau-Kleffner Syndrome. It was then that I […]

The Rarest of the Rare

In Europe, a rare disease is defined rare when it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people. However, this definition […]

Gene Editing Quality Control – From Humanised Mice to Engineered Human Cells

The ease of new gene editing technologies has opened opportunities to explore in more detail the genetic underpinnings of disease, […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 20th February

Another round-up of the latest genomics news and research from the past week – enjoy! Top stories from the past […]

WES uncovers mutations for rare paediatric diseases

Using whole-exome sequencing (WES), researchers have identified underlying variants in children with rare genetic paediatric diseases. Rare genetic paediatric diseases […]

Validation – The pivotal but rarely discussed step of genome editing

Written by Anja Brunner (Marketing Manager at Samplix) Genome editing Undoubtedly, advances in gene editing have allowed us to imagine a […]

Million-Year-Old Mammoths, a Brand New Record for the Oldest Ancient DNA

The genomic sequencing of Mammoth teeth preserved in Eastern Siberian permafrost have produced the oldest ancient DNA on record. Genomic […]

20 Years since the Human Genome Project: What comes next?

The Human Genome Project Published 20 years ago, the first drafts of the human genome opened the doors to a […]