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A major cause of rare mitochondrial disease found

A study from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has found a genetic cause for a rare disease that causes […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

Capture the dark genome: From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations – Webinar Summary

Tackling Disease-Related Repeat Expansion Analysis – Marzia Rossato What is the Dark Genome? The dark genome refers to parts of […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The eyes have it – saving sight, from genetics to gene therapy

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, supported by the UK Medical Research Council, Kat Arney and stay-at-home roving […]

Base editing outcomes predicted by machine learning model

Single nucleotide variants (SNVs) are implicated in about half of all genetic diseases and so, accurately targeting and editing these […]

Study finds chemokine receptor inhibition can overcome immune hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

A new single-cell analysis study of airway samples of COVID-19 patients has found that drugs targeting chemokine receptors may be […]

100kb into the genome – a quest to improve target enrichment

*** This post was written by Dr. Anja Brunner, science writer (Science Inbound) Armed with a decade of experience in […]

Promises and pitfalls of precision medicine clinical trials, now and in the future.

As we move towards an ever more personalised healthcare system, genomics is at the heart of what makes an individual […]

Inherited genes found to drive cancer metastasis

Metastasis occurs when the cancer cells escape the original tissue and establish new tissue elsewhere. Most cancer deaths are caused […]

How to: Choose the best RNA sequencing method for quantitative miRNA profiling

This article has been based upon this blog post, written by Dr Karolina Szczesna. RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) uses next generation […]