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The first telomere-to-telomere human chromosome assembly

A recent article published in Nature, describes a breakthrough in our knowledge of the human genome with the first gapless, […]

HPV integration signatures in cervical cancer

A team of researchers have analysed the association between different human papilloma virus (HPV) integration signatures, clinical parameters and outcomes […]

Intersex: When binary notions simply don’t fit

The term ‘gender’ can be subjective. It is often seen as a social construct that each individual has their own […]

What is Non-Genetic Inheritance?

Epigenetic mechanisms are highly complex, diverse and often poorly understood. A recent study, published in Cell, discusses the diverse features […]

Genetics of penicillin allergy

Researchers have reported the first robust piece of evidence for the role of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) gene HLA-B […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 31st October

Another genomics week in brief – all the most recent research and news stories from the genomics space in one […]

Clinical utility of exome sequencing in pregnancy loss

A recent study, published in Genetics in Medicine, has explored the clinical utility of exome sequencing for detecting monogenic aetiology […]

Down syndrome: New genetic approaches

A recent review, published in Cell, has examined the lessons learned from model systems and has explored emerging methods for […]

First draft of the human proteome

Ten years on from the launch of the Human Proteome Project, researchers report the first draft of the proteome blueprint. […]

The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, Director of the US National Human Genome […]