Sequencing and modelling of S. pneumoniae has revealed how vaccines have eliminated harmful strains from the population and how surviving strains compete against one another afterwards
Understanding Vaccine Impact with Genomics
Understanding Vaccine Impact with GenomicsSequencing and modelling of S. pneumoniae has revealed how vaccines have eliminated harmful strains from the population and how surviving strains compete against one another afterwards
How to Develop a Clinical NGS Assay Without Losing Your Mind or Your Shirt
How to Develop a Clinical NGS Assay Without Losing Your Mind or Your ShirtGenetic Testing Labs: Seize the Moment!
New Research Opens Door to 'Functional Cure' for HIV
New Research Opens Door to 'Functional Cure' for HIVScientists have for the first time shown that a novel compound effectively suppresses production of HIV virus in chronically infected cells.
Potential Treatment For Deadly Type Of Brain Cancer is a Therapeutic Form Of Arsenic
Potential Treatment For Deadly Type Of Brain Cancer is a Therapeutic Form Of ArsenicUse of arsenic trioxide could extend survival of some glioblastoma patients by three to four times historic median.
Why Are There No Real Life Superheroes?
Why Are There No Real Life Superheroes?Patrick Short explores why there is no human that's been born that's 5x faster than the rest of us, with 7 billion people and opportunities for mutations.
Use of arsenic trioxide could extend survival of some glioblastoma patients by three to four times historic median.
GA4GH has unveiled its new strategic plan for the next five years, which hopes to improve and define genomic data sharing standards on an international level
BC Platforms has announced a new partnership with Biogen, Microsoft, and the ACP to grant access to better data and to support collaborations that will improve research into MS
10X Genomics and the Human Cell Atlas International Consortium have announced a new partnership, aimed at enabling HCA pilot projects
The FDA has voted 16-0 in favour of an experimental gene therapy to treat patients with a rare kind of hereditary blindness.
From the Community
Patrick Short explores why there is no human that’s been born that’s 5x faster than the rest of us, with 7 billion people and opportunities for mutations.
David tells us about some of the movies he saw as a young boy, that also helped to shape him into the very strange person that he grew up to be.
Imagine being able to analyse DNA, RNA, and protein data from a single sample using just one instrument.
The Short Read
“Developing New Treatment Options for Unmet Medical Needs is the Cause That Inspires Us” – Julia Brown
Julia Brown explains why high standards of performance and high standards of ethical behaviour are essential to be successful in pharma.
Jeffrey Reid takes us behind the scenes, providing us with an insight into challenges and exciting developments within computational biology and genomics.
Shawn is a life scientist, educator & life-long cyclist who believes in the power of bicycles to transform individuals, neighbourhoods, and ultimately the world.
Webinars & Media
We’ve talked to Manuel Corpas about his recent novel ‘Perfect DNA’, where he explores how reality would look like if we were ranked by our “genetic score”.
The iconic double-helix structure was captured by Rosalind Franklin in the 1950s, however, this popular visualisation only tells part of the story of DNA.
What did the recent study using the CRISPR gene editing technique actually entail, and what did we learn from it?
Magazines and Educational Guides
In this issue of the magazine we head to Orlando, Florida, for the largest genetics meeting in the world: welcome to ASHG 2017.
This free guide will introduce you to some of the most important features for genomicists in the cloud.
In this issue of the magazine we talk all things sequencing, and preview Festival of Genomics Boston.
In the Press
Scientists have for the first time shown that a novel compound effectively suppresses production of HIV virus in chronically infected cells.
Genomics-focused fund will support breakthroughs in life science research, clinical diagnostics, novel therapeutic platforms, and other health technologies.
Startups accelerating research into precision cancer therapies and advancing deep learning in healthcare are awarded for innovation.
By searching volumes of bacterial DNA, researchers have found several previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
Researchers have examined MRI brain scans to identify children at high risk of developing MS before symptoms appear, which may lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Genomics England partners with Inivata and Thermo Fisher Scientific to improve our understanding of cancer.
If you are feeling bogged down with work, and you aren’t noticing that to-do list getting any shorter, take a break with these five things to read.
The Festival is coming up, and people are stressed, nervous and excited. Here are things to read instead of biting your nails. Seriously, it’s gross.
Let’s stop the hating of JCV! We give you five things to read with a special shoutout to Francis Crick who predicted how our genes work 60 years ago.
Genetic Testing Labs: Seize the Moment!
Download our new white paper to learn more about the decisions you will have to make to ensure your CRISPR screens are successful.
How genomics is changing the face (again) of clinical cancer care. Cancer is complicated – it’s also very clever.