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WGS unveils rare structural variants associated with schizophrenia

The genetic basis for schizophrenia has long been studied since the first major study was released over 70 years ago, […]

Video Alice Zhang: The genesis of a start-up

About a year ago, Alice Zhang, founder of Verge Genomics did a talk at Stanford on how she left her […]

Opinion: It’s not just what, it’s also who – potential causes of the drop in the DTC market

A recent survey evaluated the evolving public views on the value of their genetic data, and how they expect genomic databases to […]

Should We Sequence all Genomes at Birth and Make a National Database?

Some genetic variants only have weak associations with specific conditions or traits, making it difficult to predict how a child […]

Decoding cancer immunology: Hunting hidden tumours

The immune system is constantly on the lookout for threats, but cancer isn’t always easy to spot. Some cancer cells […]

Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome

The world is struggling to contain the new coronavirus outbreak. But thanks to new genetic material sequencing and synthesis technology, […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Accidental Invention of Genetic Fingerprinting

Alec Jeffreys, a geneticist working at the University of Leicester, never intended to invent genetic fingerprinting. But at 9.05am on the morning of 10th September 1984, that’s exactly what he did.

Opinion: We should increase education of genomics in our curriculum

Genomics is a hugely powerful tool and the general population should know about it!

Interview with Dr Luigi Grassi, Informatics Scientist, AstraZeneca

I’m Luigi Grassi and I’m an Informatics Scientist at AstraZeneca. I’m responsible for designing and performing bioinformatical analyses of the […]

Shareable Science: COVID-19 Q&A Session

As headlines trumpet the continued spread of COVID-19, the wall-to-wall coverage has generated a secondary outbreak of breathless hype, misinformation and anxiety.